AbstractSakal (Marathi language: सकाळ, meaning "Morning") is a Marathi language-language daily newspaper by Sakal Media Group with its headquarters in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Sakal is the flagship newspaper of the foundation publication, Sakal Media Group. It ranks among the top 10 language dailies of India and is the largest circulated Marathi Newspapers.Indian Readership Survey (Accessed on 25 Oct 2012) It is Alexa's top ranked web-site in Marathi category. (Accessed on 25 Oct 2012)
Dr. N. P. a.k.a. Nanasaheb Parulekar was the founder of Sakal.
It is published in the cities of Pune, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Sangli, Nashik, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Nanded, Solapur, Nagpur, Satara (city), Akola and Jalgaon.
The group’s other operations consist of regional newspapers, magazines and Internet publishing, together employing over 3000 people. It hosts one of the largest Marathi websites, eSakal, which reaches to 300,000 Internet users across the globe