Prajatantra Prachar Samity, is a house hold name in every nook and corner of the state of orissa today. The Prajatantra, the daily newspaper, is the symbol of struggle against feudalism,orthodoxy and dogmatism .It was converted into a daily newspaper in 1930 . Although its publication was suspended in 1932 following coercive action by the British rulers at the time of sait Movement ,it reappeared with renewed vigour , carrying the glorious legacy of the Indian National Movement on the eve of India's historic Independence on August 8,1947 as the brain child of Utkal Keshari Dr.Harekrushna Mahtab . The Prajatantra is now in its 58th year of publication.This glory heritage has not been built with The Prajatantra alone.The sister publications have also contributed to enrich this tradition. They are (1)The JHANKAR, a monthly literary journal with an in built tradition upon modern mind, (2) The MEENABAZAR, a children's literary monthly, liked and preserved by the young and old alike. (3) The SAPTAHIKI, the largest circulated Oriya news weekly, (4) The PRATIVA, an Oriya digest for the whole family and (5) The EASTERN TIMES, a premier English news weekly. The Prajatantra is a widely circulated Oriya daily with a circulation of above one-lakh copies per day , according the latest circulation figure, certified by Audit Bureau of Circulation. The circulation of The Saptahiki is 1,05,000 copies per week .