Daily Ittefaq, one of the pioneer of print media publication in Bangladesh. The Daily Ittefaq is Bangladesh’s oldest Bengali newspaper also. It is a popular Bengali Newspaper. It founded in 24th December 1953.
Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia was its founder & the editor at that time. Now his son, Anwar Hossain Manju is its publisher. Mr. Manju is also member of current cabinet as of 11th May 2014. He is currently minister for the environment and forests ministry.
It’s published by Ittefaq Group of Publications Ltd. The acting editor of Ittefaq is Tasmima Hossain & Advisory editor is Habibur Rahman Milon. It has online English version also; that is clickIttefaq.com. Ittefaq is one of the most circulated newspaper.
It’s Mission is to bring leading news from Bangladesh, and around the world to the readers. As of 2014, the circulation of Ittefaq is around 1,50,000. It’s head-office is 40 Karwanbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. This newspaper has e paper also. You can visit this page to get details about their epaper publication.
Its feature page is too popular. This newspaper played a vital role in the independence movement of Bangladesh serving as the mouthpiece of the people striving for autonomy from then West Pakistan.
The Ittefaq’s office was burnt down and completely demolished on March 25, 1971 by Pakistani Army. 6,43,437 people likes Ittefaq in Facebook till 11th May 2014. According to Alexa.com, Daily Ittefaq is in number is 43 in Bangladesh, Global ranking is 8,745.