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Mathrubhumi a malayalama language newspaper was conceived as the mouthpiece of India’s freedom movement is one of the front-runners among the Malayalam newspapers. Mathrubhumi was founded by K. P. Kesava Menon, an active volunteer in the Indian freedom struggle against the British. Matrabhumi means "Mother land" . It is the second most read newspaper of Kerala state of India after Malayala Manorama. Today Mathrubhumi Group is not only a fast growing publishing house of repute but also a corporate entity in the mass communication industry, and has struck deep roots in the hearts of Malayalees wherever they are.

Type Daily Newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner The Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.
Editor in Chief M Kesava menon
Founded 1923
Language Malayalam
Headquarters Kozhikode
Officiak Website

History of Mathrubhumi

Mathrubhumi was founded in 1923 in the aftermath of Gandhi’s non-cooperation movement as a public limited company. This status makes it rare among newspapers, which tend to be closely held private companies owned by a single family.The newspaper’s founders were members of the Indian National Congress led by K.P. Kesava Menon , its shareholders included about 350 men and women of Kerala.
Mathrubhumi was Kerala’s leading daily with an estimated circulation of 19,000 at independence in 1947. M. P. Veerendra Kumar, former minister for state, Govt. of Indiais the Chairman and Managing Director of Mathrubhumi.

Mathrubhumi Publications

  • Mathrubhumi Illustrated Weekly- Malayalam Literature for the readers.
  • Grihalakshmi-Magazine covering almost all aspect of feminine psyche.
  • Chitrabhumi-A magazine for cinema lovers.
  • Thozilvartha-State’s informative cell in service sector or employment paper.
  • Mathrubhumi Sports masika- Monthly Sports magazine
  • Balabhumi- Comprehensive children’s magazine.
  • Arogya Masika- Health Magazine in Malayalama
  • Mathrubhumi Yathra- Traveller Magazine
  • Minnaminni - A bi-weekly in Malayalam for kids
  • Cartoon plus- An exclusive cartoon bi-weekly for kids launched in November 2010.
  • Mathrubhumi Yearbook Plus
  • Mathrubhumi Azhchappathippu (Illustrated Weekly)

Contact Details of Mathrubhumi

Postal Address:
PB No 46
K.P Kesava menon Road
Kerala India
Phone- 2366655, 2366544, 2366
Official Website

Chairman and Managing Director

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