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BJP wants to hide an ‘ailing economy’, the 56-inch stick & Apple town massacre

The best cartoons of the week, 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, Alok Nirantar alleges that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are trying to deflect people’s attention from the country’s poor economic condition by attacking students of various universities.

Kruttika Susarla | Instagram

Kruttika Susarla satirises Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of a $5-trillion economy by 2025.

Mir Suhail | Kashmir Observer

Suhail weighs in on the 1993 Sopore massacre in which nearly 50 civilians were killed. Sopore is also known as the ‘apple town’. On 6 January 1993, a BSF jawan was killed by unidentified militants at Sopore’s main market. In retaliation, a group of BSF personnel had opened fire indiscriminately, leading to the death of around 50 people.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu brings in Aristotle and Chanakya to comment on the attacks on students of various universities, with JNU being the latest in the series.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

With Delhi assembly elections round the corner, Sajith Kumar alleges that on the one hand, Modi’s BJP is ‘breaking’ institutions like JNU, and, on the other, Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP is focusing on building and developing them.

Satish Acharya | Twitter

Satish Acharya takes a swipe at PM Modi boasting about ’56-inch chest’ and connects it with the attacks on various universities.

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