PM launches Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Agradoot Newspaper Group

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Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Agradoot Newspaper Group were launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conference on July 06, 2022.

  • Important facts

  • Agradoot is an Assamese language newspaper published in India.

  • The Chief Minister of Assam, Dr. Himanta Bishwa Sharma is the Chief Patron of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations Committee of the pioneer.

  • Agradoot started as an Assamese fortnightly.

  • It was founded by Kanak Sen Deka, a senior journalist from Assam.

  • It started publication as a regular daily newspaper in the year 1995 and soon became the trusted and influential voice of Assam.

  • The headquarters of Dainik Agradoot is at Dispur, Guwahati.

  • Newspapers in india

  • India's first newspaper was published by James Augustus Hickey in 1780 AD, whose name was 'The Bengal Gazette' or 'The Calcutta General Advertiser'.

  • The 'India Gazette' was the second Indian newspaper published in November 1780.

  • Udand Martand is India's first Hindi newspaper published in Hindi by Jugalkishore from Kanpur in 1826.

  • Sulabh Samachar published by Keshavchandra Sen was an important Hindi daily paper in Bangla.

  • Balakrishna Bhatt's 'Hindi Pradeep' was published from Allahabad in 1877.

  • The credit for the establishment of the national press is given to Raja Rammohun Roy.

  • Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar published the weekly newspaper Som Prakash.

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