History of Lokmat

Lokmat is one of the top Marathi language newspapers in the states of Maharashtra and Goa. It is published by the Lokmat Pvt. Ltd and has a circulation of 1.6 million copies and a readership of 18.06 million. Lokmat newspaper has 11 editions in Maharashtra and Goa and one edition for Delhi.

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Lokmat was founded by a group of freedom fighters in the year 1917, from Yavatmal, a town in the state of Maharashtra. Later, it was acquired by the journalist Jawaharlal Darda, the group’s founder, in 1952. Lokmat’s first daily edition was launched from Nagpur on 15th December, 1971. In the year 2009, Goa edition was launched to specifically cater to the Marathi speaking population of the state of Goa.  

Today Lokmat is the most read Marathi language newspaper and the success of the paper is due to having a wide range of supply and promptness of the paper to reach at the subscriber’s doorstep on time. Moreover, the language used by Lokmat is easy and understandable and covers all the local news.

It has become the voice of the people and has become a platform in which problems of local communities are brought up. Lokmat has also earned a reputation for engaging in various social initiatives and actively helps in situations of calamities.

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Jawaharlal Darda’s son Vijay Darda is the current Chairman of Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd. His younger son Rajendra Darda is Editor of Lokmat Marathi and the Editor-in-Chief of other Lokmat newspapers. Devendra Darda is the Managing Director of Lokmat. Although, the company has a diverse interest in various other sectors and the owners are active politicians, Lokmat newspaper has held the primary importance for this group since inception.   

Lokmat is a dominant media player in the Marathi speaking regions of India. It has remained relevant because of the part it is playing in informing and entertaining. Lokmat is a lucrative platform for advertising for both businesses and individuals because of its high readership and circulation. It is a strong medium for its innovation and low advertisement cost. Anyone who wants to reach out to Marathi speaking population definitely thinks about Lokmat as the first option.

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