February 18, 2023
Ramnath Goenka was an Indian newspaper publisher. He launched The Indian Express in 1932 and created the Indian Express Group
In 2000, India Today magazine, named him along with those of their list of "100 People Who Shaped India".
Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, named after him, are one of the awards in India in the field of Journalism.
In 1971 Indian general election, Goenka was elected as the Member of Parliament,Lok Sabha from Vidisha Lok Sabha constituency
During the Emergency Period of India, Ramnath Goenka was one of the few businessmen & journalists that opposed Indira Gandhi
In 1997 the heirs of Ramnath Goenka made a division of the Indian Express Group into two separated operations.
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