History and profile
Sananda started in 1986. The first issue appeared on 31 July 1986, and was an immediate success. The magazine is printed in Bengali language. Its original print run was intended to be 30,000, but the first issue sold 75,000. It was first edited by Aparna Sen. He was succeeded by Madhumita Chattopadhya as editor-in-chief of the magazine in 2005. The same year the magazine started its Oriya edition.
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