Jitendra Chandra Paul

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Jitendra Chandra Paul, (also known as Jiten Paul or J. C. Paul); (1914-2014), was an Indian Bengali freedom fighter, journalist and author from Agartala, Tripura.[1][2][3][4][5]

Jitendra Chandra Paul
Died12 September 2014 (aged 101)
OccupationFreedom fighter, Journalist, Author
Known forRole in Indian independence movement, Founder of Jagaran ( daily newspaper)


He was born into a Bengali family in British India (now Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh) in 1914. He was jailed for many years for participating in the Indian independence movement. He founded Tripura's first Bengali language daily newspaper Jagaran in 1954. He wrote more than 10 books. He died on 12 September 2014 in Agartala, Tripura.[1][2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Veteran journalist, freedom fighter Jitendra Chandra Paul dead". Business Standard. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  2. ^ a b Ali, Syed Sajjad (2014-09-12). "Veteran Journalist Jiten Paul dies at 101". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  3. ^ a b Sep 13, TNN /; 2014; Ist, 06:00. "Tripura loses its first editor | Guwahati News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-01-26.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ a b "Freedom Fighter and Journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died". Jagranjosh.com. 2014-09-12. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  5. ^ a b "Tripura's first daily editor passes away". news.webindia123.com. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
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