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Being Indian in Hindi and Indian economy’s soft-landing

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, Nala Ponnappa illustrates Home Minister Amit Shah’s remarks Saturday that Hindi should be the national language of India.

Manjul | ThePatriot

Manjul draws a parallel between the failed soft-landing of ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 and the current economic situation under the Narendra Modi government.


Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt also weighs in on the issue of language, describing the fate of the common platitude — ‘I respect all languages’.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu highlights that the last time the Union government tried to impose Hindi as the national language in the 1960s, it sparked anti-Hindi riots in Tamil Nadu.

Alok Nirantar | Sakal Media Group

With assembly polls nearing in many states, cartoonist Alok Nirantar comments on the successful poaching of MLAs by dominant political parties.

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