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India’s jobs & jabs dilemma, and the cultural threat to Lakshadweep

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 on the dual crisis of vaccination shortage and India’s rising employment that are both equally plaguing the citizens.

Sajith Kumar | Twitter @sajithkumar

Sajith Kumar satirises the central government’s decision to put the onus of importing Covid vaccines on states to fight a national crisis.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Twitter @CartoonistSan

Sandeep Adhwaryu comments on the arbitrary definition of ‘national security’ in the new IT rules that allow the government to trace social media posts.

Irshad Kaptan | Facebook

Irshad Kaptan refers to the 20 villagers in Uttar Pradesh, who received Covaxin as a second dose after having the first dose of Covishield, prompting the government to clarify its stance on the mixing of vaccines.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter @PonnappaCartoon

Nala Ponnappa takes a swipe at the Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khola Patel and his ‘reforms’ aimed at changing the cultural landscape of the islands.

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