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First International Cartoon/ Caricature Contest on Mahatma Gandhi 

Theme: Gandhi, an answer to global crisis

The Contest At a Glance

Who can participate?

Both professional and non-professional cartoonists above the age of 12 are welcome  to  participate in this contest. 


The last date for submissions of cartoons/ artwork is 5th January, 2022.


The theme for this cartoon/ caricature contest is "Gandhi, an answer to global crisis"

Rules & Regulations


• Both professional and non-professional cartoonists are welcome  to  participate in this contest. 

• The competition is open to all  individuals aged over 12 * (Corrigendum)



  • Works must be originals.All graphic techniques are allowed.

  • Works may be black & white or colored.

  • Each entry should include a covering letter with the cartoonist’s full name,postal address, contact no. and E-Mail ID.

  • Please mention the artist's name and country with the artwork.

  • The digital works have to be sent in JPEG format with a minimum of resolution of 300 dpi (2480 x 3543 pixels).

  • The cartoons are to be drawn in A4 format.

  • (maximum size of 3 MB per cartoon) for digital cartoons

  • Number of entries per contestant maximum three

  • Cartoons sent by post need to have the name and address of the cartoonist on the back-side of each cartoon.

  • The original versions of the cartoons will be accepted.

  • The organizer (EKTA PARISHAD) cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged cartoons during the shipment.

  • Works should not be awarded at other festivals.

  • Works must not be older than one year.

  • The Prizes will be taxed according to Indian legislation.

  • The Organiser/EKTA PARISHAD shall not be responsible for failure of a winner to receive the prize for reasons that are not related to the Organiser/ EKTA PARISHAD 



  • Deadline for submission of Cartoons / Artwork is 5th January 2022.

  • Cartoons must be sent to:

  • To send by post, please send the package to:


c/o Ekta Parishad

Gandhi Bhawan Shyamla hills



Pin: 462002



• The content, thoughts and views expressed in the creatives / illustrations will be sole responsibility of the participating Artists.

Ekta Parishad will not be held responsible for any content, views expressed by the artists in the creatives / illustrations developed.
• By entering the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these rules.


Publication Rights

Property rights – Prize-winning works will become the property of the organizer (Ekta Parishad) or theme sponsor. Further the cartoonist provides Royalty- free and license to publish and publicly display the entries (Whether winning or not winning an award) for non-commercials purposes.
• By entering the competition, the cartoonist represents and warrants that the work is an original work of the cartoonist and does not infringe on the rights of any third parties.
• All selected works for exhibition may be used by the organizers to promote the contest .
• Awarded works remain the property of the organizer( Ekta Parishad) 



• Decisions made by the jury cannot be challenged.
• No correspondence with the jury will be allowed on their  decisions.

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