R.K Lakshman

R.K Lakshman

Creator of the India’s greatest caricaturist “Common Man”, and a spectacular cartoonist Shri R K Laxman passed away on Monday evening at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital due to a cardiac arrest. He was admitted for the treatment of urinary tract infection and afterwards he suffered from the multiple kidney failure, which finally led to put him on the ventilator support on Sunday. He was suffering from stroke and his body was severely affected by it.

Strong Message with Humour

Strong Message with Humour

Sameer jog, the doctor who was treating him stated that “Unfortunately, his condition started rapidly deteriorating in last 24 hours and he failed to respond to the ongoing therapies made to improve his multi-organ dysfunction.” He was under intensive care and took off from the ventilator last week when there was a little improvement in his health. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that “India will miss you R.K Laxman. We are grateful to you for adding the much needed humor in our lives and always bringing smiles on our faces”. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that “We have lost a truly uncommon cartoonist who gave a new dimension to caricaturing in India”.
Tracing his history, Shrii R.K Laxman was born in Mysore, and he was the youngest of six brothers he had. He was inspired from the magnificent caricatures of Sir David Low, who was from New Zealand. Sir David caricatured the unique events of 20th century, from which Laxman took his inspiration. He was rejected when he applied for the admission in J.J school of Art, Bombay saying that his art did not match up with the standards.
In his iconic creation “common man” he captured the strangled and mysterious business of India’s democracy. He was awarded with the Padma Vibhushan and Magsaysay Award. He was a genius of in this field and his contribution and caricatures would be remembered for ages.

Shubham Chaturvedi

Shubham Chaturvedi

Out of all diabolic traits existing in this country, I tend to provide some sublime thoughts which may consequently lead to an Utopian society.

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