Amar Ujala

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Amar Ujala
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TypeDaily newspaper
Founder(s)Murari lal Maheshwari and Dori lal Agarwal
PublisherAmar Ujala Limited (Previously known as Amar Ujala Publications Limited)
Political alignmentRight-wing
HeadquartersNoida, Uttar Pradesh
Circulation2,067,253 daily[1] (as of July–December 2018)
Website{{URL||optional display text}}

Amar Ujala is a Hindi-language daily newspaper published in India. It has 21 editions in six states and two union territories covering 179 districts.[citation needed] It has a circulation of around two million copies.[1] The 2017 Indian Readership Survey reported that with 46.094 million it had the 4th-largest daily readership amongst newspapers in India.[2] [3] It has a circulation of 26 lakh copies daily as per the latest ABC Survey.

Amar Ujala was founded in Agra in 1948.[citation needed] 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.[4]

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


Amar Ujala has 21 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]

It is also available online.[5]

Notable columnists


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Highest Circulated Daily Newspapers (language wise)" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. "Indian Readership Survey
    (IRS) 2017"
    (PDF). Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  3. "IRS 2017: Dainik Jagran, Hindustan and Amar Ujala top three Hindi dailies
    (IRS) 2017"
    . Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  4. Dilip Awasthi (15 November 1994). "Belligerent as ever, Mulayam Singh Yadav takes on the press". India Today. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  5. "Amar Ujala E-Paper". Retrieved 11 April 2018.

External links

  • {{URL||optional display text}} (in Hindi)