Pencils Drawn: Cartooning in Trying Times
Ponnappa and Ravi Shankar Etteth with Bachi Karkaria
An Architecture graduate by profession, he returned to India in 1982 after working overseas to use his creative skills in the field of cartooning. This medium has been his full-time livelihood ever since. His works have appeared in major Indian publications. His current work appears daily in the Times of India, Bangalore edition and the Economic and Political Weekly, once a fortnight.
He has won international recognition in Cartoon competitions in various countries, South Korea, Romania, Germany, and Japan.
He has been on international cartoon jury in Hannover Germany on the subject of Humankind and Energy.
He continues to work as a freelance cartoonist from Goa.