Watch NewsX exclusive show on cartoonist Aseem Trivedi. Aseem Trivedi's Facebook page opens with a cartoon of Parliament building and an Oscar award next to it. The title asks the reader to imagine what India would be like in 2050 if things went on the way they are and the caption says "Oscar to Indian Parliament for 100 years of acting in real-life". The profile page of the 25-year-old is all about Anna Hazare and India Against Corruption. But that isn't his claim to fame. Mr Trivedi shot into national prominence when charged with sedition and arrested by Mumbai police over the weekend, after a city lawyer filed a complaint against him in December 2011. He has been charged under the sedition law, for sending offensive messages under the Information Technology Act and under the law for Prevention of Insults to National Honour. The complainant took particular exception to Mr Trivedi's cartoon showing the national emblem with three wolves instead of lions and the words Bhrashtameva Jayate (only corruption triumphs) instead of Satyameve Jayate.
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