Print Media

Between 1981 and 1992, the number of periodicals in India grew at an annual rate of around 4.8.

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    Number of                   1985                1992
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Daily Newspapers                1,802               3,502
Weekly Journals                 6,769              10,375
Fortnightly Periodicals         3,095               4,315
Monthly Periodicals             7,677               9,555
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As of 1992, English language newspapers and periodicals had a 14% share in the total circulation.

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