Professional Publications Private Limited publishes the Tamil daily newspaper, Dinamalar. Dinamalar was the ninth most read regional newspaper in 2017 (Indian Readership Survey). It was founded in 1951 by T.V. Ramasubbaiyer, or TVR as he was popularly known in the Thiruvananthapuram, capital of Kerala. Today TVR’s family – Dr. Lakshmipathy and his sons own the company.
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the founder of Dinamalar, was a freedom fighter, philosopher and a journalist. He launched Dinamalar in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala in the year 1951. He subsequently launched editions of the newspaper from the cities in Tamil Nadu including Tirunelveli in 1951, Trichy in 1966, Chennai in 1979, Madurai in 1980, Erode in 1984, Puducherry in 1991, Coimbatore in 1992, Vellore in 1993, Nagercoil in 1996, and Salem in 2000. Ramasubbaiyer was not aligned to any party or ideology and stayed clear of political or religious affiliation for the newspaper. Ramasubbaiyer died in the year 1984 after which his son, Lakshmipathy took over the newspaper.
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Although Professional Publications Pvt Ltd. is the publishing company, and hence the owner of Dinamalar, no information about the company or the activities of the company is available. The ownership of the publication is straightforward – as it is held by the family of the founder Ramasubbaiyer. The company has been written to, by email on 18th March 2019 and by courier on 22nd March 2019, seeking information and verification of data. There has been no response from the Company.