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Kantipur FM 96.1 is one of the popular private FM radio stations in Nepal, which has the biggest working system which covers 59 districts and its encompassing regions including our neighboring nation. While Pulchowk, Lalitpur is the primary station, since its foundation Kantipur FM has been telecasting through 96.1 MHz and in 2065 B.S it began its western transmission through 101.8 MHz i.e. (Pokhara, Nepalgunj, and Dhangadi)Kantipur FM 96.1, it has transmission through Bhedetar, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Chitwan, Butwal, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, & Dhangadi hand-off stations. In addition to the radio station, Kantipur is a Nepali language daily newspaper, published from Kathmandu, Biratnagar, Nepalgunj, and Bharatpur of Nepal simultaneously, which was founded by Shyam Goenka.


According to the Kantipur’s publishers report, the circulation of this newspaper is just above 350,000 copies per day. It is not only regarded as one of the most widely read newspaper in Nepal but a good source of information of homeland for Nepali Diaspora as well. along with its sister publication “The Kathmandu Post” is often credited for taking lead in institutionalizing free press and professional journalism in the country, the newspaper which began publishing on 7th Falgun, 2047 B.S. Although Kantipur has been praised for its stance towards multi-party democracy and press freedom in Nepal, it has faced government scrutiny and repression.


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