United Press of India

United Press of India was one of the important news agencies during British Raj in India. It was established in 1933 by Bidhu Bhusan Sengupta, who was also the first managing director of the agency.[1]

United Press of India
IndustryNews media
FounderBidhu Bhusan Sengupta
Key people
  • Bidhu Bhusan Sengupta (managing director)
  • Bidhan Chandra Roy (chairman of board of directors)


After resigning from Free Press of India, Sengupta started United Press of India with Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy as the chairman of the Board of Directors of the agency.[1] Due to financial constraints, the agency collapsed in 1958.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c Shrivastava 2007, p. 44.


  • Shrivastava, K. M. (2007). News Agencies from Pigeon to Internet. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN 9781932705676.