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Mahajanabandhu (Calcutta, Calcutta Sugar Merchants Association, 1900-1912)

This monthly periodical published by the sugar merchants of Calcutta raised the demand for economic independence of Indian business. It discussed the prospects for the local entrepreneurs to set up small scale industries for indigenous products. It condemned the taxation policy of the British Government in India. It encouraged entrepreneurs to invest in productive sectors, gave advice on using local resources and simple technologies and provided draft budgets and information on markets. It also published reports of the achievement of individual entrepreneurs in different parts of India.


  • Rajkrishna Pal

Custodian of microfilm copies:

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Kolkata, W.B., India

  • Vol. 1, no. 1 [Falgun, 1307 (February, 1901)] - Vol. 5, no. 12 [Caitra, 1312 (March, 1906)]
  • Vol. 11, no. 1 [Baisakh, 1318 (April, 1911)] - Vol. 11, no. 12 [Caitra, 1318 [March, 1912)]

Custodian of paper copies:

Bangiya Sahitya Parishat, Kolkata, W.B., India

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