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The World’s Largest Selling NEWSPAPER Is Indian

In Business, India on September 2, 2009 at 9:49 pm

Yes the word ‘newspaper’ merited all caps! In an age of declining print readership, and the print world in the West being all but declared on life support, a 54million readership base is nothing short of enviable. The paper in question is the Hindi newspaper Dainik Jagran.

UK based Independent News And Media already has its hand in the local pot owning 20.8% stake in JPL, Dainik’s publishers. Ironically the newspaper was founded by freedom fighter Puran Chand Gupta at the height of India’s fight for freedom from British rule


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