Amar Ujala (Hindi: अमर उजाला) is a Hindi-language daily newspaper published in India which was founded in 1948. It has 22 editions in six states and two union territories covering 180 districts.[2][3] It has a circulation of around two million copies.[1] The 2019 Indian Readership Survey reported that with 9.65 million it had the 4th-largest daily readership amongst newspapers in India.[4]

Amar Ujala
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Rajul Maheshwari and Sneh Maheshwari
Founder(s)
  • Murari lal Maheshwari
  • Dori lal Agarwal
PublisherAmar Ujala Limited (Previously known as Amar Ujala Publications Limited)
Founded1948; 76 years ago (1948)
LanguageHindi
HeadquartersNoida, Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
Circulation1,744,512 (as of April 2023)[1]
Readership9.65 million
Websitewww.amarujala.com Edit this at Wikidata

Amarujala.com [5] is one of the leading Hindi news websites catering to 60mn+ users across India.

Amar Ujala was founded in Agra in 1948.[6][7] In 1994, Amar Ujala, along with another Hindi daily, shared nearly 70 per cent of the Hindi newspaper readership in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Amar Ujala sold 4.5 lakh copies through its five editions.[8]

Amar Ujala publishes a daily 16- to 18-page issue, as well as supplements focusing on matters such as careers, lifestyle, entertainment and women.

Editions edit

Amar Ujala has 22 editions, in six states (Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi NCR and Uttar Pradesh) and two union territories (Chandigarh, Jammu & Kashmir) covering 180 districts.[citation needed]

Amarujala.com [5] is one of the leading Hindi news websites catering to 60mn+ users across India. As of December 2022, Amarujala.com has 8.4mn followers on Facebook and 3.89 million subscribers on YouTube.[9]

MyResultPlus is also owned and managed by Amar Ujala Web Services Pvt Ltd.[10]

Notable columnists edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Highest Circulated Daily Newspapers (language wise)" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations.
  2. ^ "अमर उजाला Epaper: छह राज्य और दो केंद्र शासितों के 22 संस्करणों की बड़ी खबरें यहां पढ़ें". Amarujala.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Top 10 Best Media Companies In India In 2022 - Inventiva". 11 January 2022. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 November 2021. Retrieved 10 March 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ a b "hindi News हिंदी न्यूज़, Latest News In Hindi, Hindi Samachar, Hindi News Headlines". amarujala.com. Retrieved 26 December 2022.
  6. ^ Ninan, Sevanti (3 May 2007). Headlines From the Heartland: Reinventing the Hindi Public Sphere. SAGE Publishing India. ISBN 978-93-5280-059-9.
  7. ^ "Amar Ujala". india.mom-gmr.org. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  8. ^ Dilip Awasthi (15 November 1994). "Belligerent as ever, Mulayam Singh Yadav takes on the press". India Today. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Amar Ujala". YouTube. Retrieved 26 December 2022.
  10. ^ "UP Board Result 2021". results.amarujala.com. Retrieved 19 July 2021.

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