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Chowkidar sure hai, say exit polls as PM dishes out lessons in meditation

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

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In today’s featured cartoon, Manjul takes a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his slogan ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai‘ after the exit polls predicted a resounding victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP-led National Democratic Alliance.

The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

Alok Nirantar takes a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘meditating’ at a cave in Kedarnath Saturday, a day after he attended a press conference in which he took no questions.

Alok Nirantar | Sakal Media Group

Kirtish Bhatt for BBC News Hindi weighs in on the remarks by the BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal, Pragya Thakur, calling Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin, Nathuram Godse, a patriot.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

With the final phase of Lok Sabha elections concluding Sunday, Sajith Kumar suggests that as a ‘parting shot’, the BJP-led NDA government has battered the image of the Election Commission as well.

Appu Pen | Braindedindia | Instagram

Appu Pen for Braindedindia takes a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day-long meditation at Kedarnath as he alludes to the latter’s ridiculous ‘cloud and radar’ remark on the Balakot airstrikes.


Satish Acharya | Twitter

Satish Acharya on the exit polls predicting a landslide for the ruling BJP.

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  1. Some of cartoonists can’t digest Modi’s popularity . It’s like we say in Hindi, “Rassi jal gayee magar ainth nahin gaya” or “kutte ki dum hamesha tedi”. This should be applicable to Appu Pen, Sajith Kumar and Alok Nirankar.

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