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The Hindu @ 140: Readers wish ‘The Hindu’ on Twitter

The Hindu reached an important milestone on Thursday, celebrating its 140th anniversary.

Many readers wished the paper on social media on the occassion, recollecting how they grew up with it. Many commented on how The Hindu is seen as a source of authentic and balanced news.

Here are some of comments on Twitter:

Renowned agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan (@msswaminathan) says: Today @the_hindu completes 140 years of remarkable service to the public, political & media world. For the past 70 yrs, my mornings have begun with the Hindu. An exceptional feature of this newspaper is the attention paid to accuracy of facts & impartiality of coverage. @nramind

He also praised the paper for having a full-time agriculture correspondent: “. @the_hindu is the first paper to have a full-time agriculture correspondent, and was gracious in establishing a Media Resource Centre at @mssrf, Chennai for interaction between scientists & journalists.”

He went on to say: “As one who has benefited immensely from regularly reading the Hindu I can say without hesitation that @the_hindu has given prestige to journalism as an important component of our political freedom, religious harmony and scientific and economic progress.””

“I would like to express our gratitude to Shri N Ram @nramind and his colleagues for maintaining and promoting a newspaper of @the_hindu ’s journalistic excellence and social relevance.”

Loga S Federer, @LogaSFederer: As a civil service aspirant I personally felt @the_hindu as a Bible of UPSC...#TheHinduat140

Tanisha Sharma, @Tani_Sha_: Happy Birthday, The Hindu. Thank you for being there. Because of you, I get news and not Bollywood masala, when I want to read news. #TheHinduAt140

The Indian Express, @IndianExpress: Happy 140th Birthday! @the_hindu #TheHinduAt140

Official Page of the Chief Minister's Office, Karnataka, @CmofKarnataka: HBD to @the_hindu, a national newspaper that played a vital role in India's freedom struggle, stood for the rights of people, fought relentlessly for social justice and freedom of expression I wish the team @ Hindu all success and hope they continue their good work #TheHinduat140

Nidhi Razdan, @Nidhi: Happy birthday @the_hindu one of the very few newspapers we all respect, not just in South India

DMK president M.K. Stalin, (@mkstalin): Congratulations and good wishes to #TheHinduat140 @the_hindu. This iconic national newspaper from TamilNadu continues to be the most trusted platform for credible news and progressive perspectives

K Balakumar, @kbalakumar: For many of us growing up in the late 70s and the 80s, The Hindu (and The Sportstar) were the go-to outlet for sports and related news. It shaped our earling thinking and, in my case, its stable of sports writers left an impression that lasts to this day. Thanks. The Hindu@140

Mohammad Salman, @writesalman: Many years ago, when first time I heard about you, I thought of some communal right wing newspaper for Hindus, but today without any doubt I can say that you are the most secular, unbiased and balanced paper of India, Congrats @the_hindu #TheHinduat140

Mohd. Abdul Sattar, @SattarFarooqui: @the_hindu #TheHinduat140 Hearty Congratulations to my most beloved newspaper, which has stood rock solid for Justice, Human rights and for enriched values of the Indian society

Hardik Raipuria, @hkraipuria: Happy birthday @the_hindu. Your legacy has taught a lot to this nation and continues to do so. #TheHinduat140

Pradhyumn, @Pradhyumn_Reddy: #TheHinduat140 terrific achievement. The paper which many people recommend to upsc aspirants. No nonsense only news. @the_hindu

Vishalojha, @vishal6396: Yes, only newspaper which gives space to news from every part of world,any topic left or right always gives fact & figures As a @the_hindu reader congratulations for #TheHinduat140 @suhasinih #Respect Every student recommends Hindu for their preparation it's a tribute to hindu.

Sahana A, @SahanaA09: #TheHinduat140 you are the lifeline of #UPSC aspirants with your bundle of information.... Only news, no nonsense is ur style..... Sometimes, it's lyk having bitter pill for better health... Thank you for being here! @the_hindu

Aman Singhal, @aman67s: @the_hindu Happy birthday dear partner. You're the one who is a source of most knowledge, and is always by the side of ardent news readers. Cheeres to these 140 years and best wishes for the ones to come. #TheHinduat140

Archana Kalpathi, CEO of AGS Cinemas, @archanakalpathi: Happy birthday @the_hindu My day starts with you everyday

Actor Udhayanidhi Stalin, @Udhaystalin: Wishing @the_hindu on their 140th birthday #TheHinduAt140

BJP State president Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, @DrTamilisaiBJP: #140 yrs happy birthday @the_hindu generations will cherish & celebrate you for centuries ahead

Humanity First, @be_with_it: @the_hindu only newspaper where you don't see non sense content and keeps the reader glued to reading. Keep it the way it is and best wishes for reaching the milestone. #TheHinduat140


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