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The district administration has cancelled declaration of 19 newspapers in the district allegedly because those were not published regularly.

The newspapers included five dailies, 12 weeklies and two monthly publications.

The dailies are Sikol, Sutropat, Gramer Dak, Kushtia Darpan and Daily Teacher.

The weeklies are Simanta Katha, Kushtia Barta, Gorai, Lalon Bhumi, Janadak, Kushtia Bani, Mukur, Kushtia Parikrama, Muktamanch, Daulatpur Barta, Kustiar Kantha and Droho.

The monthly publications are Gourio Prava and International.

A letter issued by district magistrate Nurul Islam on Monday reached offices of the newspapers and periodicals yesterday.

The letter said the action was taken as those violated section 9 (3) A (b) of Bangladesh Press and Publication Act, 1973.

Owners of some newspapers and periodicals, when contacted, said they were not issued any warning before cancelling their declaration.

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