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Mahatma Gandhi’s reaction to current news, and what it means to be a ‘true’ Gandhian

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, Sajith Kumar illustrates how Mahatma Gandhi would have reacted to the news in India today, especially in light of the numerous rapes cases in Uttar Pradesh.

E P Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny takes a dig at the multiple instances of violence, including rapes, that have been reported in Uttar Pradesh over the last few months, and how Gandhi would probably want Lal Bahadur Shastri to ‘step in’ for him in the state.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter

Nala Ponappa muses on what makes someone a true ‘Gandhian’.

Manjul | Firstpost

Manjul, too, illustrates the ‘lawlessness’ under Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu uses an example to illustrate how the ‘spontaneous act of demolition’ of Babri Masjid took place, 28 years ago.

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