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AAP’s long and winding road to Bhagwant Mann, and real reason why Kashmir Press Club was shut

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, Manjul weighs in on AAP taking the circuitous route and still picking its state chief Bhagwant Mann as its CM candidate for the Punjab polls. Mann is a comedian-turned-politician who entered politics in 2011 and has been with AAP since the 2014 general elections, winning two Lok Sabha elections.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar alludes to the notion that PM Narendra Modi halted his speech to the World Economic Forum due to a teleprompter glitch. He shows WEF executive chairman Klaus Schwab asking if Modi had gone speechless after seeing some of India’s poor numbers in terms of human development and employment.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu links UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s comments on ’80-20′ to an Oxfam report which said the income of 84 per cent of households in the country declined in 2021, but at the same time, the number of Indian billionaires grew from 102 to 142.

E P Unny | The Indian Express

E.P Unny takes a shot at the shutting down of the Kashmir Press Club, after the Jammu & Kashmir administration said it had ceased to exist as a registered body, and took over the premises.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt alludes to a multitude of politicians seeking tickets for their children in the next month’s assembly elections. A child is shown here asking his parents to get his constituency finalised now, to avoid any tensions later on.

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