Nituparna Rajbongshi is a political and editorial cartoonist, mostly publishing cartoons through his website www.cartoonistnituparna.org. He is also a member and contributor of https://www.toonsmag.com/ and https://www.cartoonmovement.com/. Rajbongshi’s interest area includes political issues as well as anti-superstition, environmental, socio-economic, gender equality and edu-cultural subjects. He believes that cartoons are the voice of the common people and punches the evils of the society.
Born in 1982 at Sorbhog, Assam, India. Nituparna has been associated with cartooning since 1997. His cartoons have been published in various magazines, newspapers and e-media published from India as well as different parts of the world.
Currently associated with theadze.in (The Adze) and is a freelance editorial cartoonist. He publishes his cartoons mainly through his website www.cartoonistnituparna.org. He is also member and contributor of toonsmag.com (international cartoon magazine) and Cartoon Movement (a platform for editorial cartoonists).
Associated with cartooning since 1997. Cartoons published in various vernacular magazines and newspapers like Abikal, Chichingfank, Padakhyap, Dundubhi, Asomiya Janamat, Janambhumi, Asombani, Dainik Asam, Ajir Asom, Sangbad Lahari, Asomiya Khabor, Gnrc Swasthya, Doordarshan (Ne), Mahekiya Anubhuti, Mukuta, Xofura, Bajalir Batori, Asomiya Praditin, Sadin, The Sentinel(Hindi), Amar Asom, Janasadharan, www.nezine.com, www.voiceofassam.com, www.indigenousherald.com, www.newsblaze.com www.countercurrents.org, www.theepochtimes.com, www.thehoot.org, https://www.toonsmag.com/, https://www.cartoonmovement.com/, NENOW Assam and many other web magazines and portals.
First solo cartoon exhibition held in State Art Gallery, Guwahati, Assam, in 2007, which was inaugurated by eminent writer Mamoni Roysom Goswami. Started the first ever mobile cartoon exhibition in Asssam and north east since 2007-2008 under the aegis of Aaranyak. Since then, more than 10 exhibitions held in different parts of Assam including Pagladiya Kala Bithika, Cotton College, Pathasala, Golaghat, Tezpur, Bongaigaon etc. First cartoon collection titled AARCHI (The Mirror) Published in 2010 by Jyoti Prakashan, Guwahati, Assam.
In a first, his cartoons have been used as the theme for story writing competition by Cotton College Student Union. His cartoons have also been studied and presented in international seminar at University of Iceland by Dr. Ritu Gairola Khanduri, University of Texus, UK. Further, his cartoons have been used in many academic and socio-political discourse in different places.
In line with previous workshops conducted at several places of Assam viz. Bongaigaon, Golaghat, Tezpur, Pathsala, Nalbari etc., he recently completed a cartoon workshop in February 2024 at State Art Gallery under Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Assam.
Books :
1. Aadou (2022), Bihu namor Xihu aaru Aadou (2023), Chikun Xagun aaru Aadou (2023) – three cartoon books for children published by BANALATA
2. ‘Rekhare Kathare’ is a collection of poems composed by six eminent poets of assam viz Sameer Tanti, Nilim Kumar, Sourabh Saikia, Pankaj Gobinda Medhi, Pranab Kr. Barman and Jogen Tide based on his thirty cartoons. Published by Rekha Prakashan, Guwahati in 2013.
3. Aarchi – First Cartoon Collection, published by Jyoti Prakadhan, Guwahati (2010)
4. He has also collaborated with Dr. Anamika Roy Memorial Trust (ARMT) to publish an illustrated interactive book on infodemic during COVID19 pandemic titled “Break the Fake Toons” in 2020. Further, in collaboration with ARMT, he worked on another multimedia guide for mass awareness.