The Congress Party will relaunch the National Herald newspaper here today, which was founded by former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru after it got shut down in 2008 due to financial constraints.
The online web edition ‘Nationalherald.com’ has been functional since last year and is being headed by Neelabh Misra as editor.
Vice President Hamid Ansari will launch a commemorative edition of the National Herald to mark the 70th year of Independence, in the presence of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi at Ambedkar Bhavan on Millers Road here.
This event will be followed by an official launch of the edition and formal print re-launch of the newspaper in New Delhi on June 20 by President Pranab Mukherjee.
The paper will be published weekly from the National Capital.