KHAAS BAAT COMPLETES 18 YEARS
WE URGE READERS TO SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY
By NITISH S. RELE & SHEPHALI J. RELE
As Khaas Baat celebrates its 18-year anniversary this month, we thank our dedicated volunteer columnists for their valuable contributions, our savvy advertisers and well-wishers.
As we mentioned in the July issue, more than a third of newspapers in the United States have shut down in the last 15 years. Paper shortages and supply issues have hit community newspapers such as Khaas Baat the hardest but, despite all odds, we have continued to print on a monthly basis since the inaugural issue in August 2004. Things have been worse because of the pandemic, rising inflation and high gasoline prices. Once again, we urge everyone to support in our efforts.
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