The Nagpur edition of the iconic Lokmat newspaper is celebrating its golden jubilee year. Celebrated for its groundbreaking journalism and tireless contributions to the Indian news ecosystem, the Lokmat group has played an influential role in the Indian growth story. The strength of the Lokmat group lies in the fact that they have a strong presence, not just at a larger state level but also a very strong connection regionally through its city editions. The network has a direct impact on people’s lives through its dedicated editions in all major cities.
Shri Vijay Darda, Chairman, The Lokmat Media Group said, “We are overjoyed to be witnessing this extraordinary day. 50 years is a lot in terms of time but what we are truly celebrating is the passion, dedication and excellence that Lokmat Nagpur has created in this journey. We are proud of how far we have come and we are excited for the future.”
Shri Vijay Darda, Chairman, The Lokmat Media Group said, “As I reflect upon this five-decade long legacy of Lokmat Nagpur, I am inspired by the devotion that has gone into making Lokmat not just a newspaper but a platform. A platform committed to being the voice of the people and constantly standing up for what is right. On this remarkable occasion, the group celebrates the relentless efforts and unwavering dedication of every individual that is involved in their journey of taking high-quality journalism to the masses and amplifying the voice of the people over the years.”
Today, Lokmat Media Group is a prominent multimedia platform media organisation with interests in publishing, broadcast, digital channels (Lokmat News, Lokmat Sakhi, Lokmat Bhakti, Lokmat Filmy) community, and sports. Lokmat’s experiential marketing division – Taplight organizes various annual properties like ‘Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year’, ‘Lokmat Most Stylish’, ‘Lokmat Women Summit’, ‘Lokmat Infra Conclave’, ‘Lokmat Digital Influencer Awards’, ‘Lokmat Sarpanch Awards’, ‘Lokmat Parliamentary Awards’ etc. which are the benchmarks in their respective categories. It employs about 3,000 people and has a network of offices spread across India. With a combined readership of 2.56 Cr, the Lokmat Media Group publishes India’s No. 1 Marathi daily Lokmat, Lokmat Samachar, and Lokmat Times (source: All India, Total readership, IRS 2019, Q4).
The group extends its gratitude to the numerous individuals who have dedicated their life to serving the greater good. While 50 years is an impressive milestone, it is only one of the many in the long term story of the glorious legacy that the group aspires to create.