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Famous cartoonist Narayan Debnath of ‘Bantul: The Great’ fame passes away

Iwmbuzz | 19/01/2022 09:21 AM | Click to read full article

Tributes poured in for noted cartoonist and Padma Shri awardee Narayan Debnath after he passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness in Kolkata. He was 96 and is survived by two sons and a daughter.

He leaves behind a rich legacy wherein his comic strips like Handa Bhonda (1962), Batul the Great (1965) and Nonte Phonte (1969) regaled generations of Bengalis.