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Dainik Jagran
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Jagaran Prakashan Ltd.
Founded 1942
Political alignment Liberal
Language Hindi
Headquarters Jagran Building, 2, Sarvodya Nagar, Kanpur-208 005, India
Circulation 2,168,000 Daily
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 Hindi language daily broadsheet newspaper in India. It is 2nd in India and 17th worldwide for the largest circulation of a daily newspaper.



Dainik Jagran, is a Hindi newspaper in India. It is the 17th most widely read newspaper in the world. It was the brainchild of the freedom fighter Mr. Puranchandra Gupta. Its first edition was launched in Jhansi in 1942 and 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: Dehradun, Jalandhar, Hissar, Patna, Moradabad, Aligarh, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Bhagalpur, Panipat, Haldwani, Ludhiana, Muzaffarpur, Jammu, Dharamshala, Indore and Siliguri. Again from 2007-08, six new editions were launched from Patiala, Bhatinda, Mathura, Rae Bareilly, Ayodhya and Haridwar.

More than 55.7 million people reach out for Dainik Jagran making it the largest read daily of India. Currently, Dainik Jagran’s 37 editions are published across eleven states of India. Its editions are published from the following places:


Some of the supplements offered by the Dainik Jagaran are:

  • Jhankaar
  • Yatra
  • Sangini
  • Josh
  • Nai Rahein
  • E - PAPER
  • City Plus has various channels on its website focusing on different information needs of its users. On the website the latest news in Hindi more than 30 times a day. In addition to news, they also have more than 30 other channels on their website including:


Junior Jagran

An all colored, bilingual, weekly tabloid catering to the taste of the youngsters and teenagers of 13–19 years age group.

Khana Khazana

A cookery channel targeted at household women who cherish cooking. Jagran Yahoo! Khana Khazana is a complete resource of multi cuisine recipes and quick cooking tips.

Channel Sakhi

The website of Jagran Sakhi Magazine. Sakhi is a premium women’s channel targeted at upwardly mobile and outgoing women in the upper socio-economic class. The channel highlights the role of women in modern times and helps them in coping with the outside world.


A monthly supplement of which is concentrating on educational content, career related queries, personality development, and updates on science and technology.

Cine Maza

A popular Bollywood news and reviews channel of giving information on Bollywood, top 5 releases, Box office hits, fact files of actors and actresses with biographies and latest releases.

City Plus

There is a community weekly called “Dainik Jagran CITYPLUS”.


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