Sandesh


If one is to mention about media in Gujarat, the name Sandesh inevitably pops up. Sandesh is one of the most circulated Gujarati daily newspaper, nearly catering to a production of 0.7 million copies every day. This popular daily also has a web version available over the Internet. The newspaper is published from five of the major cities of Gujarat. The simultaneous editions of Sandesh from Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Baroda are distributed to all the twenty - five districts in Gujarat. There is also a weekly Chicago edition of Sandesh targeted at the Gujaratis residing far away from home in the United States of America.

The Sandesh contains news, detailed information, comments and advertising of general or special interest. The high quality of the newspaper has helped it thrive with much popularity in spite of competition from visual and audio media. For many Gujarati homes, mornings still start with Sandesh and a cup of hot tea. The popularity has also helped the newspaper earn massive revenues from advertising

The Sandesh daily edition in Gujarat features the headlines, commentaries, sports news, business and economic news as well as pages on entertainment. There are popular sections like stories, health topics, film, crosswords and sudoku, and astrology along with classifieds, jobs and travel sections. The journalists try their level best and even face several obstacles as they try to provide the latest news in time. No wonder, this large metropolitan newspaper, Sandesh, with extended distribution network is one of the top ten Indian dailies.

Last Updated on : 3/06/2013