Indian cartoonist Sudhir Tailang dies at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon : Sudhir Tailang (born 1960, died on 6th Feb 2016) was an Indian cartoonist. Tailang was born in Bikaner, Rajasthan. Tailang, who made his first cartoon in 1970, started his career with the Illustrated Weekly of India, Mumbai, in 1982.
In 1983, he joined the Navbharat Times in Delhi. For several years he was with the Hindustan Times, while also doing short stints with the Indian Express and The Times of India. His last assignment was with the Asian Age. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2004 for his contribution to the art of cartooning.
Sudhir Tailang dies at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon today on 6th February 2016. He recently launched a book of cartoons titled “No, Prime Minister”, a set of cartoons on the current Prime Minister of India [[Manmohan Singh]. He passed away on February 6, 2016 after losing his battle with brain cancer.