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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, R. Prasad uses the movie title Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander to poke fun at UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s statement that Chandragupta Maurya deserves to be called ‘The Great’ as he “defeated” Alexander.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar illustrates a fictional conversation between PM Narendra Modi and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, after the Supreme Court talked of implementing work from home for government employees to reduce the pollution in Delhi.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt’s also takes a dig at the constant tussle between the Centre and the Delhi  government on the pollution issue, with a common man telling a reporter that the two should collaborate more often — one should give ‘work’, the other ‘homes’.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter/@PonnappaCartoon

Nala Ponnappa shows a man who has been promoted and transferred to Delhi moping due to the pollution in the city and its neighbouring regions.

Satish Acharya | Twitter/@satishacharya

Satish Acharya’s take on Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s comment that cow dung and urine can help ‘strengthen India’s economy’.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

As the 26th Conference of Parties, or COP26, came to an end Saturday, Sandeep Adhwaryu indicts big tech companies and big businesses around the world for their contributions to accelerating global warming, and also hits out at the atmosphere of hate among humankind.

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