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Democracy is off the ventilator (for now), and all laws are redundant when you have JCB

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, Sandeep Adhwaryu depicts democracy breathing freely after the Supreme Court put Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, that is, the dreaded sedition law, in abeyance for now.

R Prasad | Twitter/@rprasad66

R. Prasad mocks India’s police for misusing laws, such as the one on sedition.

Sajith Kumar | Twitter/@sajithkumar

Sajith Kumar suggests that to the politicians who are behind the demolition drives across states and the national capital, all laws are redundant, not just the one on sedition.

Kirtish Bhatt | Twitter/@Kirtishbhat

Kirtish Bhatt shows how the temporary suspension of the sedition law can allow the public to ask hard-hitting questions of the government, such as about inflation.

Manjul | Twitter/@MANJULtoons

Manjul shows PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah discussing how to stop Sri Lankan people’s anti-government sentiments from spreading in India.

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