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