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R.K. Laxman - The Great Indian Cartoonist is no More; He will live on in our memories

by sacw.net, 26 January 2015

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R.K. Laxman the celebrated Indian cartoonist who worked for the Times of India died in Pune, on 26 January 2015. He was 93. He cartoon character ’Common Man’

lives on in the imagination all who grew up in post independent India. His ’You said it’ daily cartoon was awaited by all everyday.

In 1994 the ‘Cartoons Against Communalism’ exhibition organised by the artists platform SAHMAT was attached by the goons of Hindutva right wing RSS in Pune who were mad at cartoons of L.K. Advani by R.K. Laxman.

see some of his other cartoons:
R.K. Laxman's Cartoon on the Opposition to the hotly debated Hindu Code Bill brought by a Nehru led government

see also:

Best of RK Laxman’s cartoons
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Best-of-RK-Laxmans-cartoons/photostory/45944726.cms

Laxman’s-eye view
http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl1515/15150780.htm

R.K. Laxman’s ‘Common Man’ has a message for young India
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/rk-laxmans-common-man-has-a-message-for-young-india/article4242339.ece