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''Bartaman Patrika'' is an Indian
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, India, by Bartaman Pvt. Ltd. Apart from the Kolkata edition, the newspaper has three other simultaneous editions, published daily from three major towns of West Bengal:
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, Burdwan, and Midnapore. ''Bartaman'' is the second-most widely circulated Bengali newspaper in India after ''
Anandabazar Patrika ''Anandabazar Patrika'' (Bengali: আনন্দবাজার পত্রিকা, ) is an Indian Bengali-language daily newspaper A newspaper is a Periodical literature, periodical publication containing written News, information ab ...
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History

The newspaper was founded on 7 December 1984 by Barun Sengupta, a former ''Anandabazar Patrika'' journalist. Sengupta died on 19 June 2008 at Kolkata. Since April 2002, ''Bartaman Patrika'' has published an online version. This Paper are always Print By TMC (Trinomul Congress) Related News.


Competition

''Bartaman''s main competitor is ''Anandabazar Patrika'', published since 1922. ''Bartaman'' holds second position after ''Anandabazar Patrika'' in West Bengal, by readership and circulation; its daily circulation is roughly about 60% of that of ''
Anandabazar Patrika ''Anandabazar Patrika'' (Bengali: আনন্দবাজার পত্রিকা, ) is an Indian Bengali-language daily newspaper A newspaper is a Periodical literature, periodical publication containing written News, information ab ...
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* * History of
Bartaman Patrika
Bengali Newspaper {{Newspapers in India Newspapers published in Kolkata Bengali-language newspapers published in India Bengali-language newspapers Publications established in 1984 1984 establishments in West Bengal