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The Assam Tribune is an English daily newspaper published from Guwahati and Dibrugarh, Assam. With over 7,00,000 copies of current circulation and a readership of over 3 million, it is the highest circulated English daily in North-East India. The newspaper was founded way back in 1939 in Gauhati.

The Assam Tribune
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Assam Tribune Pvt Ltd
Founder(s)Radha Govinda Baruah
Editor-in-chiefPrafulla Govinda Baruah
Founded4 August 1939; 80 years ago (1939-08-04)[1]
HeadquartersTribune Buildings, MRD Road, Chandmari, Guwahati, Assam
Sister newspapersDainik Asam
Asam Bani
Free online
The Assam Tribune building


First published on 4 August 1939[1] in Gauhati by Radha Govinda Baruah as a weekly newspaper under the editorship of Lakshminath Phookan[2], it is now published simultaneously from Guwahati and Dibrugarh as a daily. It has a huge readership in Assam and is the most popular newspaper in the North-East India. The Assam Tribune has a wide reach in terms of circulation figures as well as the reliability of the news matter. In 2014 it celebrated the Platinum Jubilee in the presence of India's Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi.

The present editor is Prafulla Govinda Baruah, son of Radha Govinda Baruah, and P. J. Baruah is the Executive Editor.

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  1. ^ a b Deepali Barua (1994). Urban History of India: A Case Study. Mittal Publications. pp. 127–. ISBN 978-81-7099-538-8.
  2. ^ "A glorious journey". The Assam Tribune. Retrieved 5 July 2018.

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