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Going rate of cylinders & MLAs, Mumbai’s annual ‘floor test’ and ‘disservice’ charge in eateries

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 comments on the hike in the price of LPG gas cylinders, while alluding to elected representatives (MPs, MLAs) allegedly shifting their loyalties for monetary or other gains.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Twitter/@CartoonistSan | The Times of India

In an apparent reference to the detention of AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair for allegedly ‘hurting the sentiments’ of a religious community, Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at politicians who are averse to fact-checks.

Satish Acharya | Twitter/@satishacharya

Satish Acharya remarks on how the arrest of a terrorist in Kashmir’s Reasi district caused embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after reports hinted that the man, Talib Hussain of Rajouri, was a former member of the party. The BJP has denied any links with the terrorist, claiming he was photographed at the party office when conducting reconnaissance.

E P Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny alludes to the floor test in the Maharashtra assembly, which coincided with heavy rains lashing the city of Mumbai, resulting in reports of inundation from several low-lying areas.

Kirtish Bhatt | Twitter/@Kirtishbhat | BBC Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt has a take on the Central Consumer Protection Authority’s (CCPA)   decision to prohibit hotels and restaurants from levying a service charge by default. In the illustration, a waiter can be seen telling customers: “After your hear three whistles on the pressure cooker, turn off the gas and go and get the food yourself.”

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