CARTOON COSMOS: Cartoons of Sumanta Baruah



About the cartoonist

Sumanta Baruah is a cartoonist based in Bangalore. He hails from Assam, a beautiful state of north-eastern India. At an early age doodling turned into a passion in sketching for Sumanta and he got his first cartoon published at the age of 11.

Sumanta draws cartoons on various topics of science, environment, politics and society. Of late, he is expressing his concerns on burning issues like global warming and climate change through his cartoons.


Sumanta's cartoons have been published in many magazines and journals. A few of them are:

  • Science Reporter [NISCAIR(CSIR), New Delhi]
  • Resonance (Indian Academy of Sciences, IISc, Bangalore)
  • Vigyan Jeuti (Assam Science Society, Guwahati)
  • Drishti (Edited & published by Dr. D.C.Goswami on behalf of Govt. of Assam)
  • Satsori (Pratidin House, Guwahati)
  • Journal of Assam Science Society (Assam Science Society)
  • Prantik (Guwahati, Assam)
Sumanta's cartoons have been exhibited in two International Cartoon Festivals:

'Science Shapes Life', published by the Assam chapter of Indian Science Writers' Association is a book authored by Sumanta which is a compilation of his selected cartoons scattered in many magazines.


"Found science always dull and dreary? Think again! Sumanta Baruah will tickle your science sense and rattle your funny bones. A few fine, deft strokes of his pen on paper, and the humour leave a lasting impression on your mind."


- Dr. Dinesh Chandra Goswami,
National Award winning popular science writer, India

All cartoons in this website © Sumanta Baruah(2008). All rights reserved. May be reproduced only with
written permission.