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Monday, May 21, 2007

Jamnagar - Nobat Celebrates 50 Years

Jamnagar's own Nobat an afternoon paper is in the 50th year of its publication.

Ratilal Madhwani started this paper in 1957 as a weekly in Rajkot, it graduated as a daily in 1964.

Ratilal had already shifted to Jamnagar in 1962 and so the weekly Nobat.

Nobat is an integral part of Jamnagar life, its present editor and son of the founder editor Pradip Madhwani said that a function would be held on June 7 in the city to mark the event. Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be the Chief guest and renowned Ramkathakar Morari Bapu is like to preside over the June 7 celebrations, he said. Though it is a noon paper, Nobat has played a pivotal role in the public life of Jamnagar.

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