Mangalam Weekly

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Mangalam is an Indian Malayalam-language weekly magazine based in Kottayam, Kerala, India. Sajil Sreedhar is the current editor of Mangalam Weekly.

Mangalam
Type of site
Newspaper
Available inMalayalam
Country of originIndia
OwnerMangalam Publications (India) Private Limited
Managing directorM. C. Varghese
URLmangalam.com
CommercialYes
Launched1969
Current statusLive


History and profileEdit

Mangalam was started by M. C. Varghese in 1969 as a monthly magazine.[1] He also edited the magazine, which was later published on a weekly basis. The magazine is published by Mangalam Publications. It had a circulation of 1.7 million copies in 1984,[2] and publishes a special international edition for non-residents.[3]

It is known for the regular column "Victims of cruel fate", which brings attention to, and raises funds for people who have suffered. It has also weekly reading material relating to dowry victims.

The magazine is also published in Kannada. Mangalam finished the print edition in April 2022 and converted to Digital Platform. Author Sajil Sreedhar headed the editorial team.

EditorsEdit

  • Devasya Manimla (1969 – 1973)
  • Issac Pilathara (1973 – 1974)
  • Dr. George Thayyil (1975 – 1976)
  • Ambattu Sukumaran Nair (1977 – 1982)
  • Dr. Naduvattom Sathyaseelan (1983 – 1986) (1988 – 1995) (2007 – 2008)
  • M. J. Darris (1986 – 1988)
  • Hakim Nattasery (1995– 2002) (2009 – 2012)
  • P.O.Mohan (2003- 2006) (2018- 2020)
  • Sajil Sreedhar (2012 – 2018) (2020-2022)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shri. M.C. Varghese". Origin Mangalam. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  2. ^ "About Us". Mangalam Publications. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Man of Mangalam",The Tribune