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Indian Cartoon Gallery now a global destination for Cartoonists

T he Bengaluru based Indian Cartoon Gallery (ICG) has over a period of time evolved itself into a sought after destination for cartoonists not just from the country alone but far and wide across the world! Thanks to the Indian Institute of Cartoonists (IIC) which came into being during 2001 and shifted its activities to the premises of Cartoon Gallery on 16 August 2007 the IIC has treaded an illustrious path so far to boast of.In fact, the IIC had a humble beginning during 2001 as an outcome of coming together of likeminded professionals who were then seriously pondering of having an organization for themselves on the basis of national cultural bodies like the Central Sahitya Academy and the like. RK Laxman receiving LAA form IIC S M Krishna felicating 7 cartoonists  SM Krishna, the then Congress Chief Minister released funds to the tune of Rs Five lakhs for organizing the two days national level meet and exhibition of cartoonists which witnessed the participation of