12 December 2016

Capt. Durga Prasad Chaudhary 31.7.2012

A Rs 5 postage stamp dedicated to Durga Prasad Chaudhary, founder of vernacular daily newspaper Dainik Navjyoti, was released on 31st July, 2012.   Chaudhary had played an active role in the freedom movement and remarkably contributed to the field of journalism.
Dainik Navajyoti – 75 years of Excellence Dainik Navajyoti was started from Ajmer by the freedom fighter Capt. Durga Prasad Chaudhary. It was started on 2nd oct, 1936 on the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi to write against the British Raj in India. Earlier it was a weekly newspaper later it became daily. Presently it is publishing from Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur & Kota covering Rajasthan. This year Dainik Navajyoti has completed its 75 years from the establishment. 

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