Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang dies of brain tumour at 56

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Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Tailang died on Saturday. He was 56.

He was undergoing treatment for brain tumour at Gurgaon’s Medanta hospital.

Born in Bikaner in Rajasthan, Tailang had started his career with the Illustrated Weekly of India in  Mumbai, in 1982.

He went on to work for several leading publications including Navbharat Times, Hindustan Times, Indian Express and Times of India.

He also had brief stint with The Asian Age. Tailang was also awarded Padma Shri in 2004 for his contribution to the art of cartooning.

He had recently launched a book, which was a compilation of his cartoons. Titled as “No, Prime Minister”, the book consisted of a set of cartoons on the former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Here are some of his cartoons;

cartoon 26 AUGUST 2011a CARTOON 2 DEC 2008NEW

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