What was the role of cartoons and caricatures in Indian printing?

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What was the role of cartoons and caricatures in Indian printing?
Answer:

  • By 1870, caricatures and cartoons were being published in journals, newspapers, commenting on social and political issues.
  • Some caricatures ridiculed the educated Indians’ fascination with western clothes and tastes, while others expressed the fear of social change.
  • There were imperial caricatures highlighting nationalists as well as nationalist cartoons criticising imperial rule.