Some of my cartoonist friends ask me, how do I manage to publish cartoon books so FREQUENTLY. Simple answer is I self-publish my books! I shortlist my cartoons, compose the book, do the layout, create the cover, get it printed and finally SELL MY OWN BOOKS! As I print only around thousand books, I just […]

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A pregnant elephant eats a pineapple stuffed with fire-cracker(or locally made explosive) and dies standing in a river. That image could break any heart with even a drop of compassion left. I made this cartoon yesterday with lots of pain and anguish. Lots of people with same pain and anguish shared the cartoon. It was […]

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During the second week of May, I saw a story about the ranking of corporate donors to fight Corona crisis in India, done by an English news channel. Ranking them to compare their contribution seemed a little odd. I was thinking of doing a cartoon, but wasn’t sure of a concept. Around the same time […]

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‘Is it fun to self-publish cartoon books?’ asked a dear friend. I was amused. Though I thrillingly relish the feel of holding the first copy of any of my cartoon books, I know for sure that it’s not fun. It’s a tedious process especially as I have to religiously do a couple of cartoons every […]

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PLEASE JOIN THIS JOURNEY! Editorial cartoonists are the opposition in any democratic system. They keep questioning and monitoring the govt/the ruler, irrespective of the political party that occupies the throne. Many call this amazing art form, negative art, as the focus is always on the negative side of governance. We are always critical and negative, […]

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DROP THE CARTOON AND CARRY A PHOTO! That’s how my cartoon column with Mail Today ended yesterday. That’s how the editor looked at a cartoon and cartoonist’s opinion. That’s how the editor chose to shut a voice! The cartoon he rejected was about how China is surrounding India by spreading influence in countries like Maldives […]

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