Frontier, started its journey
in April 1968. The journal, founded by Samar Sen,
continued to be edited by him till his death in August
1987. It was a time of great political upheavals not
only in the state of West Bengal but also at certain
parts of India as well as the globe. There were uprisings
everywhere. The students, workers, peasants, middle
class people, every section of the society was looking
for a change. And the Frontier was among
the most faithful reflector of that period of turmoil.
The journal was born in the
city of Calcutta with a pledge to oversee the progress
of those events with an open eye. And it did perform
its duty. The pages of the Weekly will speak for it.
The incisive analysis of the
social and political events of the time is scattered
throughout the pages of the weekly. The tradition
is maintained till date. In the midst of various odds
the magazine comes out regularly -52 issues a year.
The readership covers a wide
spectrum of population including students, teachers,
academics, legislators, business executives and white-collar
employees and many others -in short whoever is interested
in critical as well as informed views of society,
home and abroad, free from the compulsion of any vested
The economic subsistence of
the Weekly depends mainly on its Subscribers, Associates
and Life Members.
subscriber of the Weekly and help it to reach to the