Prajavani (Kannada for Voice of the People) is the oldest Kannada-language broadsheet daily newspaper published in the Indian state of Karnataka. As of 2012, it had a circulation of 530,000, making it the second largest circulated Kannada newspaper.

Prajavani was founded in 1948 in Bangalore by K. N. Guruswamy, a local liquor businessman in Bangalore. The Printers (Mysore) Private Limited, the company which owns the newspaper, continues to be privately held by members of the founding family.

Prajavani has produced some of the best journalists writing in Kannada, by virtue of its position as the leading newspaper for many years. It continues to hire some of the finest reporters and editors in Karnataka. The paper carries a wide range of news, opinions, analysis, cartoons and feature articles from a diverse set of staffers, columnists and contributors.

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