Renowned Indian cartoonist of Times of India R K laxman died in Pune after suffering multi-organ failure. The state government organized a state funeral for the eminent cartoonist that was attended by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Pune on Tuesday 27th January.
R K laxman died on Monday 26th January at the age of 94 in a hospital where he was put on ventilator due to multi-organ failure.
He was an Indian cartoonist, illustrator, humorist and the creator of ‘The Common Man’ which is one of India’s most famous cartoon strip that used to publish in Times of India since 1951.
The social networking site twitter was stormed by the tweets of Bollywood celebrities who expressed their grief on the demise of their favorite ‘Common Man’.
The Man who expressed so much for and as the Common Man is no more. Deepest Condolences to his family and friends.#rklaxman
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 26, 2015
— Gul Panag (@GulPanag) January 26, 2015
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) January 26, 2015