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Being honoured by Lok Sabha speaker Balram Jakhar-1982Being honoured by Prime Minister of India Rajeev Gandhi-1989Being honoured by President of India Giani Zail Singh-1990
Being honoured by President of India Giani Zail Singh-1990 Received a number of prizes since1973 (at the age of seven years) and certificates in various on-the-spot painting, sketching & cartooning compititions held at school level.During graduation got four University Colours & Gold Medals in cartooning & sketching compititions.Being given best Cartoonist in First All India Babu Jagjeevan Ram Memorial Art Exhibition-1992 by Prime Minister of India P V Narasimha Rao
Being given best Cartoonist in First All India Babu Jagjeevan Ram Memorial Art Exhibition-1992 by Prime Minister of India P V Narasimha RaoBeing honoured by Chief Minister of Delhi S S Verma with Matri Shri Award-1996 Representing India in the 3rd Asian Cartoon Exhibition & Conference held in Tokyo(Japan)-1997
Coordinated `Kargil Kartoons'-A solidarity gesture for Army Jawans at the New Delhi railway station on July12,1999. Kargil Kartoons-A selection of cartoons  dedicated to the Indian Defence Forces.Representing India in the 3rd Asian Cartoon Exhibition & Conference held in Tokyo(Japan)-1997Laugh as you travel-A selection of cartoons  made on the occasion of 150 Glorious Years of Indian Railways
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PIB accredited, an Indian editorial cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer, Chander Shekhar Gurera (full name) is well known for his one line commentary on India's political and social trends through his daily pocket cartoons. While being a science student he made his debut in 1984 as a freelancer.

Shekhar Gurera Is popular for hitting the funny bone with his quirky cartoons and illustrations. Whether it is Current Affairs of present political scenario of the ruling Govt. Party, the Union Budget & Elections or the Social issues of Demonetization, Inflations & Poverty, Gurera's cartoons always hit the nail on the head. He got recognition in the form of several honors, awards, including the chance to represent India.

Gurera's daily pocket cartoons appear in several leading English, Hindi, Urdu and regional language daily newspapers.
He remains associated with The Hind Samachar Ltd (Punjab Kesari, Jagbani, Hind Samachar & Navodaya Times), NavaBharat, Central Chronicle, Nava Jyoti, Sanmarg, Investors India, Web18 etc.

In past he also worked for the Times of India group (TOI, NBT, ST, Dinman Times, Sarika, Vama, CCT etc in 1988-89), Indian Express group (IE, JS etc in 1989-91), Hindustan Times Group (HT, Dainik etc in 1991-96), The Pioneer (1991-2013) with his editorial cartoon for their main papers and megazine sections.


MILESTONES...

u Best Cartoon Award 1990, presented by Giani Zail Singh, The President of India
u Best Cartoonist Award, 1992, presented by PVN Rao, The Prime Minister of India, in first Babu Jagjeevan Ram Memorial All India Art Exhibition
u Represented India at the Third Asian Cartoon and Art Exhibition & Canfrence held in Tokyo, 1997

u Awarded in Saitama's Humor Photo Contest at Japan, 2002
u Honored in Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya Memorial 7th Annual Award for Journalism (Cartoonist), 2011
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PROJECTS...

u Coordinated KARGIL KARTOONS (a collection of cartoon in a book & a series of exhibition), in which various leading cartoonists drawn on the spot caricatures of the Army Jawans who were passing through the New Delhi railway station on their way to the Front. He himself joined to sketch caricatures as a token of their collective solidarity with the Indian Army, fighting in the difficult terrains of Kashmir and later also coordinated and participated the chain exhibition at New Delhi, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Patna and Indore. : Click Here
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CALENDAR for National Productivity Council: 2005 & 2016
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SOLO EXHIBITION : IIC organised his exhibition at Indian Cartoon Gallery, Bangalore (January7-28,2017) : Click Here
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Since 2000, has been hosting the humor based highly-rated (@ Humorlinks) non-commercialised website ShekharGurera.com

BOOKS / WRITE UPS...

u Suryodaya Ki Dharti (Japan) Se : A weekly Series of ten articles by the Cartoonist after returning from Japan, printed in various daily newspapers Punjab Kesari, Jagban & Hindsamachar): 1997 : Click Here
u Kargil Kartoons
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selection of cartoons dedicated to the Indian Defense forces :1999 : Click Here
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Laugh as you Travel : Booklet on the history of Indian Railways: 2000 : Click Here

BRIEF
BIO DATA ...
u Born 30 Aug.1965 at Moga, Punjab (India)
u Bachelor of Science from Punjabi University, Patiala. 1986
u Bachelor of Fine Arts from College of Arts, New Delhi. 1990
u Masters in Animation from Arena Multimedia, Gurgaon. 1997


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