Kalantar
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Owner(s)Communist Party of India West Bengal State Council
PublisherSwapan Banerjee
EditorKalyan Bandyopadhyay
Founded1965; 57 years ago (1965)
LanguageBengali
CityKolkata
CountryIndia
Websitecpikalantar.blogspot.com

Kalantar is a daily Bengali-language newspaper issued from Kolkata, India. It is the organ of the West Bengal State Council of the Communist Party of India.[1] It was published as a weekly newspaper since 1965; 'Kalantar' converted to a daily newspaper in the late 1960s. And have a separate weekly as it is. The header of the 'Kalantar' daily was designed by the legend film maker-artist Satyajit Ray himself. Among the early editors, veteran communist leader Somnath Lahiri, Bhabani Sen, Jyoti Dasgupta, Prabhat Dasgupta, Prof. Gautam Chattopadhyay were there. From the single-color edition it is now publishing as a four-color daily newspaper. In the autumn, Kalantar publish a festive 'Sharadiyo' edition in the book form as like as other daily newspapers in Kolkata.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Singh, Shiv Sahay (30 October 2018). "CPI mouthpiece Kalantar shuts down". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 8 September 2021.
  2. ^ "ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers". Icon.crl.edu. Archived from the original on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
  3. ^ "ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers". Icon.crl.edu. Archived from the original on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2012.