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, E.P. Unny takes a dig at the use of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which prevented citizens from gathering at India Gate in New Delhi to protest the Hathras ‘gang-rape’.
Alok Nirantar takes a swipe at UP CM Yogi Adityanath for his government’s handling of the gang-rape cases, especially the Hathras case in which the state police cremated the woman’s body without her family present. Media and politicians were also barred from travelling to Hathras and meeting the woman’s family.
Sajith Kumar draws on the UP government’s action of suspending five police personnel, with a reference to the phrase ‘passing the buck’.
Sandeep Adhwaryu take a dig at the now almost mandatory celebrations that mark Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October every year, but the lack of people actually following Gandhi’s ideals.
Mika Aziz refers to US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania testing positive for Covid-19 just weeks away from the presidential election, a situation that could considerably impact Trump’s poll prospects.
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