A witty look at the strange world of politics by Indias best-loved cartoonist
After the phenomenal success of A Dose of Laughter, a collection of R.K. Laxmans cartoons and jokes about the medical profession, comes the second book in the series, which takes a humorous look at the colourful personalities, peculiar codes of conduct and bombastic rhetoric that characterize the inimitable world of politics.
A Vote for Laughter contains a hundred of R.K. Laxmans classic Common Man cartoons that have to do with political subjectsfrom party meetings, election campaigns and VVIP movements to cabinet reshuffles, horse trading and foreign tours, not to forget the activity that for Laxman defines the Indian politician: the impulse to rush to the well of the House. These are accompanied by a hundred of the funniest jokes about politics and politicians, collected from all over the world.
A Vote for Laughter is an exhilarating collection that will entertain everyone who enjoys seeing the farcical streak in our contemporary politics, even as we take pride in being the worlds largest democracy.