Jagbani Jalandhar is a daily Punjabi language newspaper published in Ludhiani and the former Punjab capital of Jalandhar, India. The newspaper began publishing in 1973 and has an average daily circulation of over 300,000 on weekdays, as of November 2015.Continue Reading
Jagbani Jalandhar was started by the Punjab Kesari Group, which also publishes the Punjab Kesari and the Hind Samachar newspapers. The Hind Samachar is circulated in Mumbai but is printed in Jalandhar. The papers have a combined average daily circulation of 975,000 on weekdays and 1.05 million readers on weekends.
The newspapers' founder, Lala Jagat Narain, was a vocal opponent of terrorism during the Punjabi insurrection of the 1970s and 1980s. He was killed by terrorists in 1981 and was succeeded by his son Romesh Chander, who was also killed by terrorists, in 1984. The papers have lost over 60 staff members to terrorism.Learn more about Magazines & Newspapers