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EC’s ‘too little, too late’ decision, and India’s ‘Kafkaesque’ reality

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, Alok Nirantar takes a swipe at the Election Commission’s late decision to ban all victory processions following the assembly election results that will be declared on 2 May.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the Modi government’s plan to continue the construction work on the Central Vista project as ‘essential services’, despite the country reeling under a devastating health crisis due to the second wave of the pandemic.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar satirises the poor planning and cover up of another migrant exodus — a repeat of last year’s misery of the poor — by the Narendra Modi-led government.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter
Nala Ponnappa | Twitter

Nala Ponnappa illustrates a bleak representation of the ongoing Covid crisis in the country.

R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad draws on existential author Franz Kafka to comment on the Covid-19 devastation in the country. Kafka’s work centred on fascism, authoritarianism, existential anxiety and economic exploitation among other things.

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