Chandi Lahiri

Legendary cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passes away

Question: Chandi Lahiri passed away recently. He was
(a) Environmentist
(b) Cartoonist
(c) Actor
(d) Composer
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts:

  • 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).

Reference:     
https://www.indiatoday.in/pti-feed/story/cartoonist-chandi-lahiri-passes-away-1148869-2018-01-18
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/cartoonist-chandi-lahiri-passes-away-west-bengal-5031125/
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/lifestyle/books-and-art/180118/legendary-cartoonist-chandi-lahiri-passes-away.html
https://hindi.news18.com/news/nation/famous-cartoonist-chandi-lahiri-passes-away-1238926.html

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