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Janakantha Bhaban, headquarter of Janakantha
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s)Globe Janakantha Shilpa Paribar
EditorMohammad Atikullah Khan Masud
Political alignmentLeft

Daily Janakantha (Bengali: দৈনিক জনকণ্ঠ Dainik Janakanṭha "Daily People's Voice") is a Bengali daily newspaper published from Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1] It is owned by Janakantha Shilpa Paribar (GJSP).[citation needed] This newspaper was first published on 21 February 1993. Mohammad Atikullah Khan Masud was the editor of the newspaper paper till his death.[2][3][4] In 1999 Bangladesh army personnel had to defuse a landmine left at the newspaper office by suspected Islamist militants.[5] The newspaper has a Secular to Liberal political leaning and is published in both print and online versions.

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  1. ^ "Dhaka District". Banglapedia. Retrieved 2016-10-29.
  2. ^ "Warrant issued for arrest of Janakantha editor, 2 others". Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 2016-10-29. Retrieved 2016-10-29.
  3. ^ "HC acquits Janakantha editor of ACC case". The Daily Star.
  4. ^ "Monajatuddin". Banglapedia. Retrieved 2016-10-29.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Army Disarms Mosque Bomb". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on 2016-11-27. Retrieved 2016-11-26.

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