Following are the top ten language daily newspapers in India, according to the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2010 Quarter 1 released recently by the Media Research Users Council (MRUC). The survey was conducted by Hansa Research.
Note: These are all readership figures (in lakhs) and not circulation numbers.
|TOP 10 LANGUAGE DAILIES|
|Rank||Newspaper||IRS 2009 R2||IRS 2010 Q1|
|1||Malayala Manorama (Malayalam)||91.8||95.94|
|3||Daily Thanthi (Tamil)||75.17||73.53|
|5||Ananda Bazar Patrika (Bangla)||64.74||65.32|
|7||Gujarat Samachar (Gujarati)||52.09||52.17|
|10||Daily Sakal (Marathi)||38.67||40.92|
|(All figures are in lakhs; IRS 2009 R2: IRS 2009 Round 2; IRS 2010 Q1: IRS 2010 Quarter 1)|