'The Musalman', the handwritten daily published from which city of India?

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Nargish Rajpoot asked 01-May-2019 in General Knowledge by Nargish Rajpoot

'The Musalman', the handwritten daily published from which city of India?  

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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 01-Jul-2019 by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL

The oldest Urdu Daily Newspaper handwritten ‘The Musalman’ was published from the “Chennai” city of India. The newspaper was founded in the year 1927 by “Syed Azmathullah” in the shadow of the unflattering building of Wallajah Mosque in Chennai.

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In this modern era where every published newspaper work is done digitally, so it is very refreshing to see the tradition of calligraphy endure with newspaper The Musalman. It is a handwritten newspaper in Urdu language and has existed since 90 years. Today the editor of the newspaper is the grandson of the founder ‘Syed Arifullah’, who took over the editor post in newspaper printing press after his father passed away.
Calligraphy attains a special place in the writing of Urdu language by Muslims in India because it is rooted in their religion. Along with Arifullah, there are other three specialist Calligraphers called Katibs.

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These specialist Calligraphers write the newspaper and even all three reporters who seek out news. There are maximum readers are Muslim, but there are also Hindus who know the Urdu language and read the newspaper. Overall on a daily basis the number of copies circulation of 21,000 in that specific area and among its readers.

In addition to this, there are also many famous people like religious leaders, royal owners, writers, and poets also contribute to the newspaper. The paper, which reaches to its readers, is also available on newsstands for less than a rupee, being precise it is 75 paisa the exact price of the newspaper. The newspaper has its readership all across India, therefore the copies were being delivered to Delhi, Mumbai and even Kolkata too.