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Sandesh (Indian newspaper)

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Sandesh is a leading daily newspaper in Gujarat. It is published in Gujarati and was founded in 1923.[1]

Sandesh
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TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)The Sandesh Ltd.
PublisherFalgunbhai Patel
EditorFalgunbhai Patel
Founded1923
LanguageGujarati
HeadquartersAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
Websitewww.sandesh.com
Free online archivessandeshepaper.in

The Ahmedabad-based Gujarati newspaper is also published from Mumbai, Vadodara, Bhuj, Surat, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. Sandesh has 7 supplements published: Sanskar, Nari, Ardha Saptahik, Nakshatra, Cine Sandesh, Kids World, Shraddha, Action Replay, and Business@sandesh.[2] The Sandesh also publishes Gujarati weekly and Sandesh International from Chicago, Illinois, United States.[3]

TV channelEdit

It also launched a Gujarati News Channel, Sandesh News, on 24 October 2013.[4]

ControversyEdit

On coming 23 March, 2012 Mr. Falgun Patel, editor of one of the most circulated vernacular dailies of Gujarat will appear before Metropolitan Court no. 25 to furnish bail in a case filed against him for publishing a defamatory cartoon before 14 years (on 29 July, 1996) against Mayavati. The cartoonist Mr. Chakor is dead, but the controversy is alive. We are publishing the cartoon and the court order allowing revision application of applicant Mr. Valjibhai Patel in the year 2005.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jeffrey, Robin. India's Newspaper Revolution: Capitalism, Technology and the Indian Language Press, 1977-1999, p. 120 (2000) ("In Gujarat in the 1950s, successful business families ... acquired both the big old nationalist newspapers, Gujarat Samachar, founded in 1932, and Sandesh, founded in 1923.")
  2. ^ "Sandesh E-paper".
  3. ^ "Details".
  4. ^ "TV Channel".

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