“DON’T SPARE ME SHANKAR”
Shankar, as a political cartoonist, had drawn some 1,500 cartoons of Jawaharlal Nehru, most of them in Shankar’s Weekly. This compilation is made from nearly 400 cartoons from the Weekly. The volume is entitled “Don’t Spare Me, Shankar”. These were Nehru’s words to Shankar when he inaugurated Shankar’s Weekly in 1948. Set in chronological order, the cartoons show the Nehru Era as Shankar saw it unfold itself. In them he has succeeded in capturing the essence of Nehru.
Author:Girija Rani Asthana
No of Pages: 400
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