A tragi-comic censorship campaign

Cartoonist Sarnath Banerjee illustrates how a website about a sexy Indian sister-in-law got the censors hot under the collar.

Sarnath Banerjee

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Ahead of the Battle of Ideas’ satellite event, Drawing the line: political cartooning in an inoffensive age, read Sarnath Banerjee’s comic about shadowy censorship commissions and an Indian soft porn cartoon website featuring a sexy sister-in-law.

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Sarnath Banerjee is the author of India’s first graphic novel, Corridor, and later Barn Owl’s Wondrous Capers, on the scandals of eighteenth-century Calcutta. Both books are published by Penguin (India). Sarnath will be speaking at the Battle of Ideas’ satellite event, Drawing the line: political cartooning in an inoffensive age, this evening, Thursday 22 October. For more information and tickets, click here.

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