Question: Chandi Lahiri passed away recently. He was
- On January 18th, 2018, the famous cartoonist and writer Chandi Lahiri passed away. He was 87 years old.
- He had started his career as a journalist in 1952 and became a full-time cartoonist in the next one decade.
- His cartoons reflected the socio-political situation in West Bengal and the entire country for over 50 years.
- Lahiri had also penned several books on cartoons, including ‘Bangla Cartooner Itihas’ (History of cartoons in Bngal).