Aveek Sarkar ( Bengali: অভীক সরকার) is an Indian newspaper promoter and proprietor. He is the editor-in-chief of and Anandabazar Patrika . He is also the Chief Editor of The Telegraph ABP Group of publications. He was ranked as one of the most powerful Indians in 2009 by [1 ] . The Indian Express He played vital roles during the formation of Penguin India, the Indian counterpart of [2 ] Penguin Books and during the acquisition of STAR News in 2003. [1 ] [3 ]
Sarkar spent a year as an understudy to Sir
Harold Evans in Britain, taking time to understand what went on at the previous two papers at which Evans had worked - and the The Northern Echo - before joining him at Manchester Evening News . The Sunday Times
Personal life [ edit ]
Sarkar is known to having strong opinions about most issues. But he refrains from bringing most of these stances to his business and editorial meetings, according to a profile by
Nicholas Coleridge in Paper Tigers. [4 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Source: ABP Corporate Website 12 October 01:00 AM IST
^ Source: Indian Express.
^ "Aveek Sarkar Emerging Star Winner". Financial Express. 11 September 2003 . Retrieved . 19 April 2013
^ Coleridge, Nicholas (1994). Paper Tigers: The Latest, Greatest Newspaper Tycoons. London: Carol Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1-55972-215-5.