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Chandrika (newspaper)

Chandrika
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TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Muslim Printing and Publishing Co Ltd
PublisherP K K Bava
EditorC.P. Saidalavi
Founded1934, Thalassery
HeadquartersKozhikode
CirculationMore than 500,000
Websitechandrikadaily.com
Free online archivesepaper.chandrikadaily.com

Chandrika is a Malayalam newspaper run by the Muslim printing and publishing company, Kerala.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It is published from Kozhikode, Kannur, Malappuram, Kochi, Trivandrum, Kottayam, Doha, Dubai, Riyadh, Bahrain, Dammam and Jeddah and was the first attempt to have a newspaper from Malabar Muslims to support the backward communities.

History

Chandrika was established in the year 1934 at Thalassery and it has celebrated its Platinum Jubilee in January 2011. Chandrika started publishing from Kozhikode in 1938.

Former Kerala Chief Minister Mr. C.H. Mohammed Koya was once the chief editor of Chandrika.

Former Union Minister Mr. E. Ahamed was once reporter of the daily and later served in the Board of Directors of the newspaper[7].

Definition

Chandrika (in Sanskrit) means blissful moonlight.

See also

References

  1. ^ RNI | Reg. No.55192/1993 | Name: CHANDRIKA | | Publication City:KOCHI | Link: [rni.nic.in]
  2. ^ RNI | Reg. No.KERMAL/1996/03265 | Name: CHANDRIKA | | Publication City:KANNUR | Link: [rni.nic.in]
  3. ^ RNI | Reg. No.KERMAL/2005/18070 | Name: CHANDRIKA | | Publication City:THIRUVANANTHAPURAM | Link: [rni.nic.in]
  4. ^ RNI | Reg. No.MAHMAL/2002/08696 | Name: CHANDRIKA | | Publication City:MUMBAI | Link: [rni.nic.in]
  5. ^ RNI | Reg. No.KERMAL/2009/30266 | Name: CHANDRIKA | | Publication City:MALAPPURAM | Link: [rni.nic.in]
  6. ^ RNI | Reg. No.KERMAL/2013/50001 | Name: CHANDRIKA | | Publication City:KOTTAYAM | Link: [rni.nic.in]
  7. ^ HT Report on Mr. Ahamed