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|Owner(s)||Bartaman Pvt. Ltd|
|Headquarters||6, J.B.S. Haldane Avenue, Kolkata-700 105|
|Circulation||558,465 Daily (as of December 2013)|
Bartaman Patrika (Bengali: বর্তমান) is an Indian Bengali daily newspaper published from Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Bartaman Pvt. Ltd. Apart from the Kolkata edition, the newspaper has four other simultaneous editions, published daily from four major towns of West Bengal—Siliguri, Burdwan, Malda and Midnapore. Bartaman is the second-most widely read Bengali newspaper in India after Anandabazar Patrika.
Since April 2002, Bartaman Patrika has published an online version.
Bartaman's main competitor is Anandabazar Patrika, published since 1922. Bartaman holds second position after Anandabazar Patrika in West Bengal, by readership and circulation, it's daily circulation is roughly about 40% of that of Anandabazar Patrika.
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