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After a report cited flaws in the method of GDP calculation, Sajith Kumar takes a jibe at the Modi government with the party’s slogan ‘Modi hai toh mumkin hai‘ (It’s possible if Modi is here).
Alok Nirantar takes a dig at the Modi government for not fulfilling promises of ‘vikas‘ (development).
Hemant Morparia alludes to Election Commission’s clean chits to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the Supreme Court’s dismissal of the sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, as he depicts a complainant undergoing punishment.
Kirtish Bhatt takes a potshot at political rallies in India this election as leaders call each other names. The cartoonist depicts two ‘thieves’ feeling secure in the din of the election noise.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacks former PMs and Congress leaders — Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi — Satish Acharya illustrates the BJP leader’s juvenile mud-slinging.
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