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|Publisher||Garavi Gujarat Publications Ltd|
|Editor||Ramniklal Solanki CBE|
|Headquarters||Garavi Gujarat House |
No. 1 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW
Sarwar Ahmed founded the Eastern Eye from his bedroom in 1989. Announcing itself as the newspaper "for the Asian perspective", Eastern Eye reportedly sold 30,000 copies a week nationwide in its first year. In 1996, the newspaper started compiling and publishing a list of 'Britain's Richest Asians 200'. In mid-2008, the circulation was about 20,000.
Its ownership subsequently changed several times. It was part of the Trinity Mirror Group before a management buyout and the creation of the Ethnic Media Group (EMG). The EMG also published Asian Times, New Nation and Caribbean Times, incorporating African Times.
AMG has continued the title's tradition of publishing the annual Asian Rich List and staging the Asian Business Awards every year, as well as publishing its 30 Global Asian Stars and Top 50 Asian Celebrities lists.
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The development of the publication Eastern Eye narrativizes these trends. Begun in 1989, Eastern Eye was specifically directed toward events in Britain ...
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