Kalom

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Kalom
কলম
Kalom-FrontPage-11-8-13.png
Front page of 11 August 2013
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Kalom Walefare Association
Editor Ahmed Hassan Imran
Founded 1981
Political alignment Independent
Language Bengali (বাংলা)
Headquarters Kolkata, India

Kalom (Bengali: কলম) is an Indian Bengali language daily newspaper published in Kolkata by the Kalom Welfare Association. Its editor is Ahmed Hassan Imran[1] who is a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament from West Bengal .[2][3]

History[edit]

Kalom was launched as a monthly magazine in 1981. It became a weekly in 1983. The Saradha Group bought it in 2011 and turned it into a daily newspaper with a circulation of up to 40,000.[4]

In 2013 after the Saradha Group financial scandal it was again bought by Kalom Welfare Association.

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