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Bengaluru Sene !

February 16, 2009

bengaluru sene

(a.k.a Bengaluru’s Moral Police Police )

From left to right:

Agni Sridhar
, firebrand editor of the tabloid ‘Agni’. Sridhar said in a newspaper interview that he would “kick these cultural goons and hand them over to the police”. An ex-underworld don (now writer and filmmaker), he’s not exactly the kind whose words you take lightly. (Or poke fun at, for that matter. Which is why I shall desist.)

Loosu Pankaja a.k.a Pinky a.k.a The Consortium of Pubgoing, Loose and Forward Women. A bunch of lovely ladies with a lovelier sense of humour who sent the goons pink chaddis for Valentine’s and rightfully trivialized their moral tantrums.More on ‘Loosu Pankaja'(the character) soon.

Support them:
http://thepinkchaddicampaign.blogspot.com/

Vatal Nagraj and other assorted political cruff. No one knows when Vatal last won an election (or consulted a fashion expert ) but he’s always around to protest in his inimitable style (that usually involves a buffalo) and hog the next day’s headlines.

Rajeev Gowda, IIM professor, social activist and 2002 finalist on the BBC MasterMind Quiz. Rajeev led ‘Bengaluru Unites’ – a human chain campaign that got software engineers to hold hands with college students setting off major hormone imbalances in cubicles across Bengaluru. Rajeev (who’s also a friend) lives a stone’s throw away from my house, so in the interests of my glass windows I shall not poke fun at him.

Support him:
http://www.bengaluru-unites.blogspot.com/

If you’re Bangalorean, and weren’t beaten up (or married off) on Feb 14th 2009, I suggest you take your fingers off the keyboard for a second and give a hat-tip to these lovely ladies and fine gentlemen, without questioning their intent, method or result.

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. Joe permalink
    February 17, 2009 9:24 am

    ROTFL

  2. Jayanth permalink
    February 17, 2009 9:43 am

    hehehe…nice one Mr. Iyer. Good to see your art after a very long time and loved the sense of humour too. Keep them coming more often in the interest of us bored s/w engineers :))

  3. Jayanth permalink
    February 17, 2009 9:44 am

    Oh! and I forgot to add the our dear VaataL lost the last time’s elections from Chamarajanagar and to put in TV9’s words “tamma THevaNiyanna kaLkondru” :-D)

  4. ahumanbean permalink
    February 18, 2009 11:56 am

    “aaallo saar,

    I yam alo vun number Loosu Womans, Proud Card Carrying Membar of the Kick Those Loose Moral Kharacters in the b********S Pink Brigade.

    Oh, wait. We can’t *find* any b******s on the SRS Brigade.

    OK we’ll ask their mummmies to wash their pink chuddies in public, then. Let all the holes show.

  5. blogjamun permalink
    February 19, 2009 9:23 am

    Your cartoons are hilarious and expressive. I hope to see a comic strip from you.
    Waiting to see your take on other (if not equally) hyped social themes.
    My suggestion would be something on MEDIA. They keep making a lot of noise, even about controlling media 🙂

  6. Amrita permalink
    February 24, 2009 8:59 am

    Wonderful layout and of course creative.I have to admit ,am a little out of the loop on current Bengaluru travails, moral or otherwise so was glad to be brought up to date to a certain extent in a humorous manner!

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