Mathrubhumi (Malayalam: മാതൃഭൂമി) is a Malayalam language newspaper that is published from Kerala, India. Mathrubhumi was founded by K. P. Kesava Menon, an active volunteer in the Indian freedom struggle against the British. The word "Mathrubhumi" roughly translates to "mother land". It is the second most widely read newspaper daily in Kerala, after Malayala Manorama. They also publish a variety of magazines and supplements including the prestigious weekly literary magazine, Mathrubhumi Azhchappathippu.