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Gujarat Samachar
Gujarat Samachar logo.png
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Lok Prakashan Limited
PublisherShreyans Shah
EditorShreyans Shah
HeadquartersAhmedabad, India
Circulation4,642,000 (Indian Readership Survey 2014)
OCLC number43611166

Gujarat Samachar is a Gujarati-language daily newspaper published in India. Its headquarters are in Ahmedabad with a branch in Surat. It is distributed from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Mumbai, Mehsana, Bhuj and New York City.

The paper was founded in 1932, and acquired by Shantilal Shah (1920-c. 1984) in 1952.[1][2] Its first issue was published on 16 January 1932.[3]

Television channel

It also launched a Gujarati News Channel in December 2012, GSTV.

Notable Columnist


  1. ^ Jeffrey, Robin. India's Newspaper Revolution: Capitalism, Technology and the Indian Language Press, 1977–1999, p. 120 (2000) ("In Gujurat in the 1950s, successful business families ... acquired both the big old nationalist newspapers, Gujarat Samachar, founded in 1932, and Sandesh, founded in 1923.")
  2. ^ Umat, Ajay (5 November 2011). Lady Luck of Gujarat Samachar passes away, Times of India
  3. ^ Thaker, Mahesh (2011). Thaker, Dhirubhai (ed.). ગુજરાતી વિશ્વકોશ [Gujarati Encyclopedia]. Vol. VI (Part 2) (2nd ed.). Ahmedabad: Gujarati Vishwakosh Trust. p. 218.