List of Local Bangla Newspapers in Barisal

Among the eight Divisions in Bangladesh, Barisal is a major city that lies on the bank of Kirtankhola River in south-central Bangladesh. The official name of Barisal is Barishal. It is one of the oldest municipalities and river ports of the country. Barisal Division was first found on 1 January 1993. The division is subdivided into six districts. They are:

  • Barisal District
  • Barguna District
  • Bhola District
  • Jhalokati District
  • Patuakhali District
  • Pirojpur District    

According to the 2011 national census, the population of Barisal was 328,278. Most of the people in Barisal are the Bengali people, and there are four major languages spoken in Barisal. They are:

  • Standard Bengali: This language is used in academia and offices.
  • Barisali dialect: This language is used by almost all the native peoples of Greater Barisal region.
  • English: This language is used by the educated elite.
  • Marginalized Bengali: It is a cocktail language of Northern Bengali dialects spoken by people living and working in Barisal.

Posora is the center of all Bangla newspapers. Here we have covered all the local Bangla newspapers from Barisal and their information. Hope you will find this article informative and entertaining to read.

List of Local Bangla Newspapers in Barisal

Barisal has a good number of local Newspapers. These newspapers are published locally and provide the latest news of the local community and districts. They are:

  • Amader Barisal
  • Barishal Today
  • Ajker Barta
  • Kuakata News
  • Barisallive24

Amader Barisal

Amader Barisal is a leading online news portal of southern Bangladesh. This newspaper aims to create a space where readers can exchange intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of their news and information. Amader Barisal was first published in 2006. This newspaper has both a print edition and an online edition.

Barishal Today

Barishal Today provides daily updated news from all over Barishal. Barishal Today provides news on entertainment, lifestyle, special reports, politics, economics, culture, education, information technology, health, sports, columns, and features.

Ajker Barta

Ajker Barta is one of the oldest newspapers in Barisal. Its investigative and objective journalism and incisive analysis in pursuit of the truth makes it very trustworthy to its reader. Ajker Barta provides news of different categories like national, international, politics, sports, literature, educational, health, etc.

Kuakata News

Kuakata News is a local based online newspaper published from Barisal and Potuakhali. It was first published on 4 August 2014. Kuakata News has a global rank of 166,505, which puts itself among the top 500,000 most popular websites worldwide.  


Barisallive24 is a fastest growing Online News Portal of Barisal. The aim of this newspaper is to inform, educate, and entertain people of every age, to serve them with impartial and unprejudiced information in the vision to establish a Digital Bangladesh ahead. Barisalive24 provides daily national and international news, sports, business, culture, entertainment, and many more.

Well, these are the widely read and most popular local Bangla newspapers of Barisal. I will update this list from time to time with worth-mentioning Bangla newspaper of Barisal, Bangladesh.

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