Top Regional Newspapers in India by readership

Top Regional Language Newspapers in India

In India, over 100,000 Newspapers are published in different languages. By Numbers of printed copies, India is the second-largest newspaper market in the world. Newspapers report a total circulation of over 240 million copies. Newspapers are published in each of the 22 languages of India and many other languages spoken across the country. List of Top Regional Language Newspapers in India by Circulation with state wise summary. (based on readership survey by MRUC in Q 4 2019)

Top Regional Language Newspapers

Top Malayalam Newspapers - Kerala

As per readership survey, Malayala Manorama with Average issue readership of 84.78 lakhs is No.1 newspaper in Kerala followed by Mathrubhumi & Deshabhimani.

  1. Malayala Manorama – 84.78 lakhs
  2. Mathrubhumi  Р47.93 Lakhs
  3. Deshabhimani – 20.94 Lakhs
  4. Madhyamam (Daily) – 6.07 Lakhs
  5. Kerala Kaumudi – 4.23 Lakhs

Top Marathi newspapers - Maharashtra

As per the readership survey, Lokmat with Average issue readership of 62.09 lakhs is No.1 Marathi newspaper in Maharashtra followed by Daily Sakal & Pudhari.

  1. Lokmat – 62.09 lakhs
  2. Daily Sakal – 41.01 lakhs
  3. Pudhari 25.91 lakhs
  4. Punya Nagari – 24.55 lakhs
  5. Maharashtra Times 17.01 lakhs

Top Kannada newspapers - Karnataka

As per the readership survey, Vijay Karnataka with Average issue readership of 25.88 lakhs is No.1 Kannada newspaper in Karnataka followed by Vijayavani & Prajavani.

  1. Vijay Karnataka – 25.88 lakhs
  2. Vijayavani – 23.51 lakhs
  3. Prajavani 21.35 lakhs
  4. Udayavani 10.21 lakhs
  5. Kannada Prabha – 5.62 lakhs

Top Oriya newspapers - Orissa

As per the readership survey, Sambad with Average issue readership of 15.18 lakhs is No.1 Oriya newspaper in Orissa followed by Samja & The Prameya.

  1. Sambad (Ori) – 15.18 lakhs
  2. Samaja – 13.13 lakhs
  3. The Prameya – 9.44 lakhs
  4. Dharitri – 4.70 lakhs
  5. Pragativadi – 1.53 lakhs

Top Tamil newspapers - Tamilnadu

As per the readership survey, Daily Thanthi with Average issue readership of 71.84 lakhs is No.1 Tamil newspaper in Tamilnadu followed by Dunamalar & Dinakaran.

  1. Daily Thanthi – 71.84 lakhs
  2. Dinamalar – 29.05 lakhs
  3. Dinakaran – 25.02 lakhs
  4. Maalai Malar – 6.74 lakhs
  5. The Hindu Tamil – 5.57 lakhs

Top Gujarati newspapers - Gujarat

As per the readership survey, Gujarat Samachar with Average issue readership of 32.65 lakhs is No.1 Gujarati newspaper in Gujarat followed by Sandesh & Divya Bhaskar.

  1. Gujarat Samachar – 32.65 lakhs
  2. Sandesh – 28.84 lakhs
  3. Divya Bhaskar – 26.79
  4. Saurashtra Samachar – 2.53 lakhs
  5. Kutch Mitra (Daily) – 1.96 lakhs

Top Bengali newspapers - West Bengal

As per the readership survey, Ananda Bazar Patrika with Average issue readership of 30.32 lakhs is No.1 Bengali newspaper in West Bengal followed by Bartaman & Ei Samay.

  1. Ananda Bazar Patrika – 30.32 lakhs
  2. Bartaman – 27.50 lakhs
  3. Ei Samay – 8.29 lakhs
  4. Uttar Banga Sambad – 5.02 lakhs
  5. Sangbad Pratidin – 4.85 lakhs

Top Punjabi newspapers - Punjab

As per the readership survey, Ajit with Average issue readership of 10.71 lakhs is No.1 Punjabi newspaper in Punjab followed by Jag bani & Punjabi Tribune.

  1. Ajit – 10.71 lakhs
  2. Jag Bani – 8.93 lakhs
  3. Punjabi Tribune – 1.66 lakhs
  4. Punjabi Jagran – 1.09 lakhs

Top Telugu newspapers - Andhra Pradesh

As per the readership survey, Eenadu with Average issue readership of 22.59 lakhs is No.1 Telugu newspaper in Andhra Pradesh followed by Sakshi & Andhra Jyoti.

  1. Eenadu 22.59 lakhs
  2. Sakshi – 20.06 lakhs
  3. Andhra Jyothi – 10.26 lakhs

Top Telugu newspapers - Telangana

As per the readership survey, Eenadu with Average issue readership of 23.10 lakhs is No.1 Telugu newspaper in Telangana followed by Sakshi & Andhra Jyoti.

  1. Eenadu 23.10 lakhs
  2. Sakshi – 9.88 lakhs
  3. Andhra Jyothi – 6.02 lakhs
  4. Namasthe Telangana – 5.68 lakhs

Top Assamese newspapers - Assam

As per the readership survey, Asomiya Pratidin with Average issue readership of 3.99 lakhs is No.1 Assamese  newspaper in Assam followed by Niyamiya Barta & Amar Asom.

  1. Asomiya Pratidin 3.99 lakhs
  2. Niyamiya Barta – 2.50 lakhs
  3. Amar Asom – 1.11 lakhs
  4. Dainik Assam – 92 thousnad

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