Kumar (magazine)

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Kumar (Gujarati: કુમાર) is a Gujarati literary magazine founded by Gujarati artist and author Ravishankar Raval in 1924.[1] It is now edited by Dhiru Parikh. The headquarters is in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.[2]

Kumar
Kumar magazine cover.jpeg
Cover page, October 2016
Chief editorDhiru Parikh
Co-editorPraful Raval
CategoriesCultural magazine
FrequencyMonthly
PublisherKumar Trust
FounderRavishankar Raval
First issueJanuary 1924
CountryIndia
Based inAhmedabad
LanguageGujarati
OCLC5107841

HistoryEdit

 
Kumar office, known as "Kumar Karyalaya" is located in Raipur area of Ahmedabad

Kumar was founded by Ravishankar Raval in Ahmedabad in 1924.[3] The magazine was started as an avant-garde cultural publication.[3] Bachubhai Ravat served as editor-in-chief from 1924 to 1942 with him. After the death of Ravishankar Raval, Bachubhai served as editor until 1980. After the death of Bachubhai in 1980, Biharibhai Tank became the editor of magazine. In 1987, it was closed.[1] After three years, in 1990, under the editorship of Dhiru Parikh, the publication resumed.[1] Praful Raval serves as the co-editor of the magazine.

In April 2011, the 1000th issue of magazine was released.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "એકાણુ વર્ષના જુવાન 'કુમાર'ને અમરત્વનું વરદાન આપો- ૨". Divyabhaskar. 14 September 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. ^ Anil Relia; Ratan Parimoo (18 November 2014). The Indian Portrait - 5: Colonial influence on Raja Ravi Varma and his Contemporaries. Archer Art Gallery. p. 132. GGKEY:CKAH1ERUGDU. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Ravishankar Raval". Meaus. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  4. ^ "ગુણવત્તા અને મૂલ્યોથી સભર માસિકની 'કુમાર'કથા".

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