Shanibarer Chithi

Shanibarer Chithi (meaning the Saturday Letter in English) was a monthly Bengali literary magazine published by Shaniranjan Press in Kolkata, India.[1] It was founded in 1929[1] by Ashok Chattopadhyay as the conservative response to the progressive literary magazine Kallol which was founded a year ago. It started as a weekly. Later it became a monthly.[2] The magazine was one of the major satirical publications in India.[3] Sajanikanta Das joined the magazine from eleventh issue as the editor who made the magazine popular.[4]



  1. ^ a b "Shanibarer Chithi". South Asia Archive. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  2. ^ Chowdhury, Titas (28 May 2012). "'শনিবারের চিঠি'র নজরুল বিরোধিতার স্বরূপ". Jai Jai Din (in Bengali). Dhaka. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  3. ^ Kunal Chakrabarti; Shubhra Chakrabarti (22 August 2013). Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis. Scarecrow Press. p. 147. ISBN 978-0-8108-8024-5. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Sajanikanta Das". Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: A-Devo, Volume 1. Sahitya Akademi. 1987. pp. 878–879. ISBN 8126018038.