Thursday, July 9, 2009

Indian Institute of Cartoonists Celebrates Its Silver Jubilee

The Indian Institute of Cartoonists is celebrating its Silver Jubilee in Bangalore with an exhibition that is on till July 18th.
“The health of a political system is measured by the kind of cartoons it produces,” said playwright and Jnanpith Award winner Girish Karnad at the inauguration of the silver jubilee celebrations of the Indian Institute of Cartoonists here on Wednesday.

As part of the celebrations, the IIC has organised an exhibit of the entries for the Maya Kamath Memorial Awards for Excellence that was held a month ago, at the Indian Cartoon Gallery.

The exhibit featured around 70 political cartoons in English and regional languages by 41 cartoonists from across the country. The cartoons commented on various issues ranging from dynastic politics and terrorism to communalism and the recession.

The exhibit is on till July 18 from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. at no.1, Midford House, Midford Garden, off M.G.Road. Call 25595252.

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