Puber Kalom
পুবের কলম
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TypeDaily Newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Editor-in-chiefAhamed Hassan
LanguageBengali (বাংলা)
HeadquartersKolkata, India
Circulation24891 daily as per DAVP (as of Jul-Dec, 2019)
Websitewww.puberkalom.com
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Puber Kalom (Bengali: পুবের কলম) is an Indian Bengali language daily newspaper published in Kolkata, West Bengal. Its editor is Ahmed Hassan Imran[1] who is a former member of Rajya Sabha from West Bengal.[2][3]

History

Kalom was launched as a monthly magazine in 1981. It became a weekly in 1983. The Saradha Group bought it in 2011 and turned it into a daily newspaper with a circulation of up to 40,000.[4]

In 2013 after the Saradha Group financial scandal it was again bought by Kalom Welfare Association.

References

  1. ^ "Mamata govt. enlists 5 more newspapers including TOI for libraries". TwoCircles. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Editor of pro-TMC 'Muslim' Bengali daily 'Kalom' Ahmed Hassan Imran nominated to Rajya Sabha". Two Cicles. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Trinamool Congress wins four Rajya Sabha seats in West Bengal; Congress bags two in Assam, three in Andhra Pradesh". NDTV. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Assault charge on former chief of Saradha Group newspaper". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 August 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013.