The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.
In today’s featured cartoon, Alok Nirantar pokes fun at the BJP-led central government’s decision to roll back the three contentious farm laws, over which farmers have been protesting for over a year. He also illustrates Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath heaving a sigh of relief when PM Modi made his U-turn, with reference to the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
Satish Acharya illustrates a Sikh farmer’s year-long protest, and his return home after ‘domesticating’ PM Modi because of upcoming elections. Modi himself urged the protesting farmers to go home while announcing the repeal of the laws.
Manjul depicts the way TV news media reported the farmer protests and the various labels they applied, and imagines how they will react now that the laws have been repealed.
Manjul also draws PM Modi surrendering to the farmer’s plough.
Sandeep Adhwaryu comments on the outrage over Vir Das’s show at Washington DC’s Kennedy Centre, and draws a fictional stand-up comic quoting the phrase ‘Sab Changa Si‘ (everything is good) made famous by PM Modi after being plodded with a stick.
E.P Unny comments on last month’s violence and vandalism in Tripura, following which the Tripura Police booked 102 social media handles under UAPA for allegedly ‘promoting enmity between religious groups’.
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