A cartoonist enjoys not a great man but a ridiculous man. I do not remember wanting to do anything else except draw. I have not forgotten that you can see the world through pieces of coloured glass. I think anarchy would have suited us better. I think everybody enjoys it when our mighty politicians are exposed in a comical and often ludicrous light. It is impossible to say how to become a cartoonist; you have to be born with the gift, just as you cannot tell someone how to sing. My common man is omnipresent. He’s been silent all these 50 years. He simply My sketch pen is not a sword, it’s my friend. Nothing like India for cartooning and drawing! Searching for new ideas is an endless process. The cartoon contains observation, sense of humour, sense of the ridiculous and contradiction – life! Britishers who came to India missed Indian humour since they couldn’t understand our sense of domestic humour. They thought Indians have no sense of humour! The Common Man from India can survive without water, food, light, air, shelter! To a child, reality seems much more fabulous than fantasy. Cartooning is the art of insult and ridicule. Change? Does the colour of the sky change ever? My symbol will never change. Crows are so good looking, so intelligent. Where will I find characters like that in politics? Every one of my drawings is my favourite. Frankly, our politics is so sad that if I had not been a cartoonist, I would have committed suicide. Generally, people take everything for granted. They hardly see anything around them. I am grateful to our politicians. They have not taken care of the country, but me.
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