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‘Kamal Sounds’ in Patna & how Rahul Gandhi missed the elephant in the room during Bihar polls

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 takes a swipe at Nitish Kumar’s diminishing clout and the BJP’s emergence as a senior ally in Bihar. Kumar was sworn in as the state chief minister for the seventh time Monday.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India
Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the Congress for the party’s failure to capitalise on issues such as economic recession and job loss during the recently-held Bihar assembly elections.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter
Alok Nirantar | Twitter

Alok Nirantar takes a jibe at how political ambitions can often mask illusions of success — such as Donald Trump’s tweet declaring himself as the winner in the recently-held US elections or the Narendra Modi government’s claim that demonetisation was successful which has since been criticised by many.

Mahamud | Twitter
Mahamud | Twitter

Mahamud illustrates on Nitish Kumar’s declining popularity and the leadership test that he faces during his new term as the Bihar chief minister.

Mika Aziz | Twitter
Mika Aziz | Twitter

Mika Aziz illustrates what National Press Day may actually mean for a section of Indian media.

Satish Acharya | Siphy
Satish Acharya | Sify

Satish Acharya illustrates how issues such as unemployment and poverty took a backseat with the rise of populist slogans and promises in Bihar, finally helping the BJP secure votes in the recently-concluded state assembly elections.

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