The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.
In The Times of India, Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates how #MeToo movement has shaken the country and led to a series of resignations in various fields. Former editor M.J. Akbar, who has been accused of sexual harassment by at least 20 women journalists, stepped down as junior minister of external affairs Wednesday.
Soham Sen of ThePrint captures the agony of former Asian Age editor M.J. Akbar who is facing the heat of the #MeToo movement.
Mika Aziz also depicts M.J. Akbar’s exit from the ministry of external affairs in the wake of sexual harassment allegations by women journalists.
Alok Nirantar suggests that sexual predators, who are compared with demon king Ravana, are being chased away by women leading the #MeToo campaign.
In Outlook, Irfan depicts how journalists and other professionals stand together against sexual predators.
In BBC News Hindi, Kirtish Bhatt has a funny take on Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s recent comment on Ayodhya. Tharoor, known for using tongue twisters, claimed that he was misquoted by the BJP and a section of media on the Ayodhya issue.
In Firstpost, Manjul depicts how the protesters are blocking the entry of women to the Sabarimala Temple even after the Supreme Court verdict.
In the backdrop of the Sabarimala protest in the CPI(M)-ruled Kerala, cartoonist Sajith Kumar reflects on two famous quotes — one by Karl Marx and another by Swami Vivekananda. The latter had called Kerala a lunatic asylum after he found large-scale prevalence of superstition and caste-based discriminations in the region.
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