R K Laxman to inaugurate an exhibition of his own cartoons

India’s legendary cartoonist, R K Laxman will be in Bangalore on Feb 6 for the inauguration of an exhibition of his cartoons at the Indian Institute of Cartoonists, Bangalore. The exhibition will be open to public from 6th February 2009 to 21st February 2009. The exhibition shall be inaugurated by Dr. B S Yeddyurappa, Hon Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka.

In collaboration with The Times of India, Indian Institute of Cartoonists is very much pleased to organise an exhibition of works of an ace cartoonist Sri.R.K. Laxman at the Cartoon Gallery on 6th February 2009 at 11.30AM.

R.K. Laxman, born in Mysore is Graduated from Maharaja College. He is still tickling the funny bones of readers through The Times of India since 45years. His first cartoon was published in ‘Koravanji’, a Kannada Monthly published by late humourist Dr. Rashi (Dr.R. Shivaram).

Mr Laxman is a recipient of Ramon Magaysays Award, Durga Ratandas Award, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, B.D. Goenka Award, Lifetime Achievement Award from IIC, Lifetime Achievement Award from CNN, IBN. He has penned many novels including Hotel Riviera, The Messenger, Servants of India, The Tunnel of Time (Autobiography) and several collections of cartoons have been published. The eloquent brush-a selection of cartoons from Nehru to Rajiv, 50years of Independence through the eyes of R.K. Laxman, The best of Laxman series.

The exhibition will be open to public from 6th February 2009 to 21st February 2009.

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