Famed cartoonist Laxman my favourite newsperson, says CJI | India News

NEW DELHI: The Instances of India’s legendary cartoonist R Okay Laxman is Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud’s favorite journalist as a result of the broadly adopted caricaturist succeeded in conducting the core of a journalist’s mission by holding a mirror as much as the powers that be.
Talking on the 4th Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards , the CJI stated, “I used to be lately requested as to which newsperson I adopted with eager curiosity. My reply didn’t identify a newsperson however a cartoonist, the famed late RK Laxman. Though he was not a journalist, he succeeded in conducting the core of the journalist’s mission by holding a mirror as much as the powers that be.”
“I’m certain most of India will be part of with me in contemplating R Okay Laxman’s cartoons to be incisive and witty commentaries. He was what we name an ‘equal alternative offender’, everybody stood the danger of being the topic of his cartoons and most took it in good spirit after they had been ridiculed,” Justice Chandrachud stated, including, “My favorite anecdote about him was that he thought that the well-known UK cartoonist David Low was really David Cow..”
He additionally jokingly referred to Anil Kapoor starrer ‘Nayak’ movie’s hero as his favorite journalist. The CJI stated, “A purposeful and wholesome democracy should encourage the event of journalism as an establishment that may ask troublesome questions.”

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