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Flower petals have given way to police lathis, and what impact night curfew has on Covid

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 draws on Monday’s police crackdown against resident doctors protesting over the delay in NEET PG counselling in Delhi, and recalls with irony that healthcare workers were showered with flower petals last year by the administration.

Sanitary Panels | Instagram/@sanitarypanels

Sanitary Panels mocks the decision of governments to impose night curfews despite there being no scientific basis for it.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar pokes fun at BJP MP Tejasvi Surya for claiming that people have left the Hindu fold for ‘socio-political, economic reasons’, and offering ‘Hindu revival’ as a solution. Surya later withdrew his comments.

R Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad has this take on Hindu religious leader Mahant Ramsundar Das leaving the stage in protest after others used derogatory language against Mahatma Gandhi at a ‘Dharma Sansad’ in Raipur.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC Hindi

Also drawing on the Raipur ‘Dharma Sansad’, Kirtish Bhatt evokes Gandhi’s favourite bhajan ‘Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram‘ and rues that the country needs a ‘booster dose’ of wisdom.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny puns on the surname of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died Sunday, to refer to the tu-tu main-main (bickering) that politicians indulge in.

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