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‘Giving Taliban a chance’, and why the national animal is mum on Allahabad HC cow order

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 has a message for those who want to give the new ‘Taliban government‘ in Afghanistan a chance.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter/@caricatured

Alok Nirantar depicts the ground reality of Afghanistan, which is reeling under a severe economic turmoil after the Taliban takeover.

R. Prasad | The Economic Times

R. Prasad takes a dig at the Allahabad High Court’s order urging the Modi government to declare the cow as India’s national animal, and make cow protection a “fundamental right of Hindus”.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt also comments on the Allahabad HC’s observation, showing a parent tiger telling its cub to offer ‘no comments’ on the issue of who should be the national animal. The tiger is the current holder of the title.

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