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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)M. V. Shreyams Kumar Mathrubhumi Printing And Publishing Company Ltd
PublisherP. V. Chandran
Founded1923; 101 years ago (1923)
LanguageMalayalam, English (online)
HeadquartersKozhikode, Kerala, India
Circulation97,0,215 daily[1] (as of April 2023)
Free online
90th anniversary celebrations of Mathrubhumi, Kochi, 2014.

Mathrubhumi is a Malayalam newspaper that is published from Kerala, India. It was founded by K. P. Kesava Menon, an active volunteer in the Indian freedom struggle against the British. The word "Mathrubhumi" translates to 'mother land'. It is the second most widely read newspaper daily in Kerala.[2] It publishes a variety of magazines and supplements including the weekly literary magazine, Mathrubhumi Azhchappathippu.[3]

Printing centers

Printing centers are located in Kozhikode, Kannur, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Kochi, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Kollam, and Thiruvananthapuram.



Mathrubhumi celebrated its 100th anniversary on March 18, 2023, at the CIAL Convention Centre in Kochi. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the closing ceremonies, and Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur unveiled the souvenir.[11][12]

See also


  1. ^ "Highest Circulated Daily Newspapers (language wise)" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations.
  2. ^ "IRS 2010 Q1: Dailies in Kerala lose readers after gaining in the last round > afaqs! news & features". 10 May 2010. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Publications". Archived 24 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 1 June 2013.
  4. ^ "". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Kids Mathrubhumi – Games, Stories, Rhymes, Jokes, Ecard, Quiz, Activities, Picnic". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Mathrubhumi Eves – Women, Grihalakshmi, Women Online, Fashion, Trends, Tastes, Care, Health, Feature, Intimacy, Wedding Planner, Villa, Guide, Photogallery, Video Gallery, Models". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  7. ^ "". 8 August 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  8. ^ "". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Mathrubhumi Yearbook Plus English 2013,മാതൃഭൂമി ഈയര്‍ബുക്ക് പ്ലസ് ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് 2013 Mathrubhumi || books". Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  10. ^ "Mathrubhumi Yathra". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  11. ^ "Mathrubhumi to hold closing ceremony for year-long centenary celebrations on March 18 - Exchange4media". Indian Advertising Media & Marketing News – exchange4media. Retrieved 4 July 2023.
  12. ^ "Mathrubhumi Daily celebrates children and their future on the front page on Children's Day: Best Media Info". 14 November 2022. Retrieved 4 July 2023.