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Mathrubhumi (മാതൃഭൂമി, mātr̥bhūmi ?) is a Malayalam newspaper that is published from Kerala, India. It was founded by K. P. Kesava Menon, an active volunteer in the Indian freedom struggle against the British. The word "Mathrubhumi" roughly translates to "mother land". It is the second most widely read newspaper daily in Kerala.[2] It publishes a variety of magazines and supplements including the weekly literary magazine, Mathrubhumi Azhchappathippu.[3] SEED (Student Empowerment for Environmental Development) is Mathrubhumi's CSR initiative which is a nature driven educational  program  started  by  Mathrubhumi.  SEED  aims at  making  environmental education a part of the school educational curriculum and make such activities apart of their daily life[4]

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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)The Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.
PublisherP. V. Chandran
EditorP. I. Rajeev (Executive Editor)
Circulation1,486,810 Daily[1] (as of Jul - Dec 2015)
Free online


Printing centers (known as editions)Edit


  • Arogyamasika[5] (health publication; the largest selling health magazine in India)
  • Balabhumi[6] (children's publication)
  • Cartoon Plus[6]
  • Grihalakshmi[7] (women's publication)
  • Mathrubhumi Azhchappathippu (illustrated weekly)
  • Mathrubhumi Sports Masika[8] (sports publication in Malayalam)
  • Mathrubhumi[9] (complete multipurpose portal) (in Malayalam)
  • Mathrubhumi Yearbook Plus - Malayalam (in Malayalam)
  • Mathrubhumi Yearbook Plus - English[10] ‹See Tfd›(in English)
  • Mathrubhumi Yathra[11] (travel magazine)
  • Minnaminni[6] (for pre-primary/lower primary kids)
  • Thozhilvartha (weekly for job prospects; the leading career weekly in India)
  • Mathrubhumi Star & Style (a complete magazine covering film, fashion And lifestyle)
  • Mathrubhumi GK & Current Affairs (a portal to the world)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Submission of circulation figures for the audit period July - December 2015" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  2. ^ "IRS 2010 Q1: Dailies in Kerala lose readers after gaining in the last round > afaqs! news & features". 10 May 2010. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Publications". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 1 June 2013.
  4. ^ Sreekumar, Rohini; Kalorth, Nithin (17 October 2015). "'SEEDS' of 'Good Lessons' through 'Many a Drop'-- Media Initiation in Environmental Education: An Indian Model of Environmental Pedagogy". Earth Common Journal. 5 (1): 1–14. ISSN 1929-8706.
  5. ^ "". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "Kids Mathrubhumi- Games, Stories, Rhymes, Jokes, Ecard, Quiz, Activities, Picnic". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Mathrubhumi Eves - Women, Grihalakshmi, Women Online, Fashion, Trends, Tastes, Care, Health, Feature, Intimacy, Wedding Planner, Villa, Guide, Photogallery, Video Gallery, Models". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  8. ^ "". 8 August 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  9. ^ "". Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  10. ^ "Mathrubhumi Yearbook Plus English 2013,മാതൃഭൂമി ഈയര്‍ബുക്ക് പ്ലസ് ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് 2013 Mathrubhumi || books". Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  11. ^ "Mathrubhumi Yathra". Retrieved 21 March 2013.

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