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How did C J Yesudasan die? Renowned Cartoonist, 83, Kerala Chief Minister Pays Tribute


A piece of heartbreaking news is coming into the highlights related to the well-known Cartoonist C J Yesudasan who passed away on Wednesday causes of post-Covid-19 complications. Since the news broke out, everyone is deeply saddened. Yesudasan was one of the most prominent and renowned personalities in Kerala. He has gained a huge reputation and respect in his career and also inspired many people with his work. He was best known as a cartoonist. His family members are in grief after getting the news of his demise. In this article, you will get some details related to the cartoonist’s life and death as well.

C J Yesudasan

The death news of C J Yesudasant is officially announced by the Ernakulam press club. According to the reports, the cartoonist was recovered from the Covid-19 one week ago but he had to admit again to the hospital because of post-Covid-19 complications. He took his last breath at 03:45 AM at a private hospital. All his admirers are paying soulful tributes to him on social media by posting his pictures and some videos. Many famous personalities who have known him are sending prayers and thoughts to his family members and friends. He was survived by his spouse and three children.

C J Yesudasan is a famous cartoonist who was born 12 June 1938 in Bharanikkavu, Travancore, British India (Alappuzha district, Kerala). He was also the founder chairman of the Kerala Cartoon Academy. He was also the chairman of the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi. In 1995, he published his first-ever cartoon in a magazine named Asoka. In 1960, he stepped into the world of political cartoons. He drew for Janayugom, the Malayalam daily of the Communist Party of India where he served for three years. After that, he joined Shankar’s Weekly in Delhi.

In 1969, he started working as the editor of Balayugam, a children’s magazine in Malayalam, he edited Cut-Cut, Tuk-Tuk, Asadha, and many famous satirical magazines on cinema and politics. In 1985, started working in the Malayala Manorama group as a staff cartoonist. He also wrote four books and their names are Pradhama Dhrushti, Post a Mortem, Aniyara, Varayile Nayanar. In 1990 and 1992, he become the cartoonist of the year award winner of Thiruvananthapuram Press Club. He lived with his wife Mercy, and their three children in Kochi. C J Yesudasan left the world on 06 October 2021 at the age of 83 due to post-Covid-19 complications. We hope that God will give courage to his family to go through with this pain. May his soul Rest In Peace.

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Kritika Kumari
Kritika Kumari, Chief Sub Editor, is part of the entertainment team at Get India News. She eats, sleeps, and drinks entertainment. While Indian films have fuelled her drama as a child, K-dramas have taken her life a notch higher.


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