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Dainik Statesman
Front page of Dainik Statesman
Owner(s)The Statesman Group
Founder(s)The Statesman Group
EditorShekhar Sengupta
Founded28 June 2004; 19 years ago (2004-06-28)
Headquarters4, Chowringhee Square, Kolkata – 700001
CityKolkata, Shiliguri
Free online

Dainik Statesman is a Bengali daily newspaper run by The Statesman group with its central office being The Statesman House at Chowringhee.[1] Dainik Statesman started circulation from 28 June 2004.

The newspaper became more popular after the Singur and Nandigram clashes since 2006 when The Statesman group and more specifically the Bengali version, Dainik Statesman presented the views of those opposed to land-acquisition whereas the ABP group was more interested in presenting the views of those who were for land being acquired forcibly. Special issues of this paper are — Khetkhamar, Gallery, Biggan o Projukti, Sorir o Sastho, Bitorko , Berano, Bongodarpan, Anno Bhabna Porshi desh, Boier Ondore Biswobarta, Khushir Uran, Silpo o Banijjo. Every Saturday entertainment related special issue – Binodon, Sunday special – Bichitra are also very popular to daily readers.


  1. ^ RNI | Reg. No.WBBEN/2004/13865 | Name: Dainik Statesman | Publication City: Kolkata | Link: Archived 2 September 2018 at the Wayback Machine