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Prajashakti also spelled as Prajasakti is a Telugu newspaper that is published in Andhra Pradesh, India under Communist Party of India (marxist) [CPI (M)]. It started as a daily newspaper in 1981 with Vijayawada as the centre. Currently it is being published with nine centres (or editions) at Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati (city), Khammam, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam and Karimnagar. It has a wide network of over 100 primary news-gathering centers across the state. Prajasakti has grown up in leaps and bounds and is now the largest circulated progressive daily among Telugu newspapers. On the 20th anniversary of Prajasakti, it went online and came much nearer to all those who are not within its reach in this global world.
Prajasakti was a borne child of the freedom struggle. It had its inception in 1942 and was published as a daily from 1945. No sooner it was subjected to repression by the British and was banned in 1948. It started again as a weekly journal in 1969 and took the form of a daily in 1981 with Vijayawada as the edition center. It had grown very fast in the last decade and won the hearts of the toiling masses, workers and the middle class. Prajasakti forged ahead in an atmosphere when all progressive and democratic forces were facing an uphill task of struggling the onslaughts by imperialism. The second edition started in 1997 from Hyderabad, the third edition in 1997 at Visakhapatnam and the fourth edition in 2001 at Tirupati (city), the fifth edition at Khammam in July 2003 and the sixth edition at Kurnool in November 2003, the seventh edition at Rajahmundry in May 2005, Eighth Edition at Karimnagar in September 2005, and the ninth edition at Srikakulam in 2006.
Vision and mission 
Prajasakti is committed to the cause of oppressed people. At its very inception it was with the peasants' struggle in 1981. Prajasakti has always spearheaded the propaganda for secular and progressive values in the society. It strives for democratic values, and upholds the ardent struggle for democracy and a just living waged against the one-sided imperialist globalization. It comes out with a scientific analysis on all contemporary, national and international issues. Prajasakti stands for the projection of all the just values and relentlessly fights anti-peoples policies, corruption, communalism and many issues that make the life of poor and middle class worse.
Publishers and the team 
Prajasakti daily is a part of the Prajasakti Sahithee Samastha with its headquarters at Hyderabad. It has a strong team functioning democratically with hundreds of journalists and professionals from the advertisement team, circulation department, technical department and the editorial board headed by S. Vinay Kumar as editor and V. Krishnaiah as general manager. Prajasakti daily is published at the Prajasakti daily printing press that caters the print requirement. Prajasakti daily extends its support to the Prajasakti Book House and the Prajasakti Publishing House, which are the centers for progressive literature in Andhra Pradesh.
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