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Dainik Jagaran

Dainik Jagran
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Political alignment Independent[1]
Language Hindi
Headquarters Jagran Building, 2, Sarvodya Nagar, Kanpur-208 005, India
Circulation 2,795,965 Daily
OCLC number 416871022
Official website

Coordinates: 26°28′50″N 80°18′07″E / 26.48050°N 80.30200°E / 26.48050; 80.30200

Dainik Jagran (Hindi: दैनिक जागरण) is a daily Hindi broadsheet newspaper in India. According to the IRS Q2 2012, Dainik Jagran ranks No. 1 among all Indian publications with an Average Issue Readership (AIR) of 16.429 million.[2] Dainik Jagran has now been the No.1 Indian Daily for the 23rd consecutive time.[3] The newspaper is owned by Jagran Prakashan Limited, a publishing house listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India. Jagran Prakashan Limited also acquired Mid Day in 2010[4] and Naiduniya in 2012.[5]


Dainik Jagran was jointly founded by Shri Puranchandra Gupta & Shri Gurudev Gupta in Jhansi in 1942.[6] In 1947 Dainik Jagran shifted its headquarters to Kanpur, where it launched its second edition on 21 September 1947. The Rewa and Bhopal editions were added in 1953 and 1956. In 1975, publication of Gorakhpur edition started, followed by Varanasi, Allahabad and Lucknow in 1979. In 1984, Meerut edition was launched, followed by Agra in 1986, Bareilly in 1989 and Delhi in 1990. Between 1997 and 2006, eighteen new editions were added, and through 2007-08, six new editions were launched.[7]

More than 55.7 million people read Dainik Jagran making it the largest read daily in India. Currently, Dainik Jagran’s 36 editions are published across eleven states of India. Its editions are published from the following places:

The paper's website, , also carries content aimed at teenagers, cooks, upwardly-mobile women, education,Bollywood, and local news.

Educational initiatives (Dainik Jagran Group)

  • JIMMC (Jagran Institute of Management and Mass Communication), Kanpur
  • JIDA (Jagran Instittute of Digital Animation), Kanpur
  • JIMMC (Jagran Institute of Management and Mass Communication), Noida
  • JIMMC, School of Animation, Noida
  • JIM (Jagran Institute of Management), Kanpur
  • Jagran Public Schools (JPSs)

Jagran New Media

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