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Nihar Kothari

Patrika Group
Director and Executive Editor

Nihar Kothari is the Director and Executive Editor of the Patrika group of companies. He is currently in charge of editorial planning and readership development of the newspaper. Nihar holds a Masters Degree in Economics from University of Rajasthan and is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois.

Rajasthan Patrika (owned by Patrika Group) is one of the largest media houses in India owning newspapers, cable networks, electronic media, radio stations, outdoor media, event management, education, mobile publishing, web publishing, publication, yellow pages etc. The flagship activity is Rajasthan Patrika, one of the largest circulated Hindi dailies of India with several editions across the country. Patrika is simultaneously published from a dozen cities in Rajasthan and also from other Indian cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Bhopal and Indore. Patrika is a widely read newspaper with a daily circulation of almost 2.2 million copies and an astounding readership of over 20 million. It is among the top five most read Hindi daily newspapers of India. The World Association of Newspapers (WAN) has ranked Rajasthan Patrika as the 29th largest newspaper in the world. Patrika is placed among the top five successful Asian Community Newspapers in a survey conducted by AMIC and Singapore for UNESCO. Today Rajasthan Patrika is not just among the world's top 30 newspapers (World Association of Newspapers), it is a complete media conglomerate having spread its wings to web portals, yellow pages, outdoor advertising, mobile value added service, FM Radio, events, publications, Cable Network, among many other fast growing ventures.

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Friday, June 28

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