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Friday 14 Jun 2019 12.39 PM

Chennithala backs Academy's decision to review cartoon awards

Ramesh Chennithala, cartoon

Kochi : Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennitha has backed the Akademy's decision to review its awarding a cartoon on former bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Cultural Minister AK Balan also asked the same earlier. He pointed that the selection of cartoons fro the awards was done by the Akademi, with the government choosing not to interview in the process, as it had always done.

A fresh raw erupted in the state after the Lalitha Kala Academ,y honouring a cartoon depicting Bishop Franco Mulakkal as a rooster, But various christian organisations and the church condemned the cartoon citing it as vulgar and pointed that it humiliated Christain sacred symbols.

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