झंकार or ఝాన్కర్ or JHANKAR

A Revolutionary Magazine published in Hindi and Telugu editions
which is Banned in India

      Jhankar, which means “bell” or “chime” in Hindi, is a multi-language literary and cultural magazine published by the Communist Party of India (Maoist). So far we have no other information about this publication.

      The mission of BANNEDTHOUGHT.NET is to struggle against the suppression of ideas anywhere in the world, and to try to make available documents and publications which are being suppressed. For this reason we are making available here as many issues of Jhankar as we can obtain.

      This magazine is in PDF format, and the most recent issues are listed first. There are two different layout formats: “View” is the standard format of sequential pages from beginning to end. “Booklet” means a layout used for printing a magazine in booklet form.

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