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Front page of 5 March 2009
|Founded||13 March 1922|
|Headquarters||6, Prafulla Sarkar Street, Kolkata-700001|
|Circulation||1,101,709 Daily (as of Jan - Jun 2017)|
|Sister newspapers||The Telegraph, Ebela|
Anandabazar Patrika (Bengali: [anɔndɔbadʒar pɔtrika]) is an Indian Bengali language daily newspaper published in Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai and Silchar by the ABP Group. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, it has a circulation of 1.1 million copies as of Jan−Jun 2016. Presently, the newspaper is edited by Anirban Chattopadhyay after Aveek Sarkar resigned. Its main competitors are Bartaman, Sangbad Pratidin, and Ei Samay.
A Bengali newspaper was published in 1876 in a small village of Magura at Jessore District in British India (now Bangladesh) by Tusharkanti Ghose and his father Sisir Kumar Ghose. They named it Ananda Bazar after Tusharkanti's grandmother's sister Anandomayee. However, soon the newspaper died. In 1886, Ghose published another newspaper, named after his grandmother Amritamoyee: Amrita Bazar Patrika.
Later in 1922 the newspaper Anandabazar Patrika was relaunched by proprietor Suresh Chandra Majumdar and editor Prafulla Kumar Sarkar. It was first printed on 13 March 1922 under their ownership and was against British rule. In 1922 it first published as a four-page evening daily. The first colour printing was the features section. The internet edition of the newspaper was launched in 2001. In 2010, Time Inc. entered into a license agreement with ABP Group to publish Fortune India magazine. This magazine publishes the Fortune India 500 list every year.
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- India magazine
- Official website (in Bengali)