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Times of India Cartoonist, India’s ‘Common Man’ Creator R.K. Laxman dead

Legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic “The Common Man”, died in a private hospital here Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. Laxman, brother of late novelist R.K. Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha. He was renowned for his cartoon creation, which ran for several ...

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R.K.Laxman, the nation’s Common Man is no more, voice of nation’s middle class shut

By Shudip Talukdar Legendary Times of India cartoonist RK Laxman passed away in Pune on Monday at the age of 93, due to multi-organ failure. R.K. Laxman, considered one of the world’s greatest cartoonists, was an institution unto himself, indisputably the uncrowned conscience keeper of the nation. No politician or minister, however high or mighty, escaped his pointed satire, conveyed ...

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