Telugu Newspapers and Periodicals in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States: A study

Abstract

Author(s): Dastagiri Dudekula, K.V.N Rajeswara Rao, Kopparthi, Adisesu

 The main objective of this study is to evaluate the Telugu newspapers and periodicals through Registrar of Newspapers for India database. The results unveil; the majority of the Newspapers/periodicals published in Andhra Pradesh when compared to Telangana state. Out of 5722 publications 2449 (42.80%) are ‘Monthly’ publications 1696(29.64%) are ‘Daily’ and 738(12.90%) are weekly publications. Geographically 527(15.98%) are published from Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, and 1059(43.60%) are published from Hyderabad in Telangana state. The result of this study will help the research scholars and administrators of Telugu Newspapers and Periodical publications, as well as people who are interested in Telugu language. The study will also facilitate librarians and anybody interested to enhance usage of a Telugu literature by analyzing the RNI database.

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