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A threat deadlier than coronavirus, and the maths behind communal riots

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint

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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, @Sanitarypanels invokes this week’s Delhi riots to suggest the coronavirus may not be the scariest threat facing society.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

In this powerful cartoon, Sandeep Adhwaryu weighs in on the deadly maths behind the politics of polarisation.

R Prasad | Poliloquy

R. Prasad takes a dig at National Security Adviser Ajit Doval’s visit to riot-hit Northeast Delhi Wednesday, three days after violence engulfed the area, allegedly unchecked by security agencies.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt makes a point about the reasoning seemingly employed by rioters as they go on the rampage.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter

The riots in Delhi erupted just days after the conclusion of the assembly election, which was preceded by a heavily polarising campaign. Alok Nirantar sees this as a message to Bihar and West Bengal, which go to the polls in 2020 and 2021, respectively.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar takes a dig at the central government for accusing international organisations of “politicising” the Delhi riots.

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