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PM Modi pays tribute to Laxman on artist’s 100th birth anniversary

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24 paid tributes to legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman on his 100th birth anniversary, and said that through his cartoons, he beautifully conveyed the socio-political realities of the times.

Laxman, who was known for his cartoon creation The Common Man, chronicled Indian social-political history and regaled millions of readers daily in publications where he worked for nearly seven decades. He died in January 2015 in Pune at the age of 93.

"On his 100th birth anniversary, remembering the versatile R.K. Laxman. Through his cartoons, he beautifully conveyed the socio-political realities of the times," Mr. Modi tweeted.