October 24, 2019, marks 98th birth anniversary of India's greatest cartoonist RK Laxman. Born on this day in 1921, RK Laxman's full name is Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman. He was a cartoonist and humorist par excellence. At The Times of India, RK Laxman created "The Common Man", changing the face of illustrations and cartooning in India. RK Laxman was also awarded with India's second-highest civilian honour the Padma Vibhushan. Laxman won the Ramon Magsaysay award in 1984. He died at the age of 93 on January 26, 2015, in Pune.