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Latest entry in ‘what the young don’t understand’ Twitter trend, and mutiny by ‘exam warriors’

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, Manjul uses a meme that has become popular on Twitter, in which people share their childhood memories without stating their age, to comment on rising communal polarisation in India by harking back to an era seen as more harmonious.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar takes a dig at former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who wrote to Twitter to express his concerns about the growth in the number of people following his account having slowed to “nearly zero”.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu depicts the final handover of national carrier Air India to the Tata group Thursday, which brought a long process involving politicians and administrative officials to an end.

R. Prasad | Economic Times

Alluding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2018 book Exam Warriors, R. Prasad brings to light the ongoing protest by jobseekers in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar over a Railway Recruitment Board exam held a few months ago. As the protests turned violent, six police officers in Prayagraj were suspended after videos of them thrashing protesters went viral, while a train coach was set on fire in Gaya.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

With assembly polls coming up in five states, Kirtish Bhatt illustrates politicians getting back to their usual electoral calculations after a break on Republic Day. Saying that ‘unity in diversity’ was only for 26 January, a politician asks local residents about their religion and caste.

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