The artiste is said to be the only surviving member of the original Chandamama design team and Shankar has created thousand such drawings for Chandamama, which defined the looks of the magazine for decades.
“The area is most vulnerable during the North East monsoon. Those living near the lake, river and canal must be cautious as these areas get affected first. Efforts to mitigate chances of flooding of residential areas must be taken as early as possible. People must vacate their houses immediately when authorities ask them to,” he warned.