Chandan Made Chaddis & Aadhaar Bedtime Stories

This is the lovely little story of Chandan.

A Dystopian Times/Brainded India release.

This is our gallery of Aadhaar related cartoons from late 2016 onwards. We dedicate these to the small group of committed individuals working to inform the public and resist this program of control and surveillance capitalism.

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DedShorts: Appupen

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Anything can happen. The secret origin of buttermilk.

Listen. A raga of rage. How long can we ignore the little guy?

Tattvam Assimilate. A time to reflect on the state of the inner nature.
Also, ‘Who put that dream in your head?’ – from #aspyrus (#appupen 2014)

Take the power back. Republic Day special.

The Pen is Mightier, by Appupen. Originally published in the August-September 2017 issue of Arts Illustrated. With thanks to Praveena Shivram.

The Ring of the Lord, by Appupen. This classic story has stood the test of time in Halahala. You can clearly see their influence on some popular stories of our world.

A Halahala Fairy Tale, by Appupen. This we fear is how skin color started being such a big deal around here.

Fishing adventures