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No dearth of laughs in India, and a bill to repeal parliamentary debate

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 notes that there is no dearth of laughs in India even with the cancellation of comedy shows. The repeal of the farm laws — the bill in question was passed Monday without a discussion in Parliament — offers context.

Manjul | News9

Manjul weighs in on a trend noticed in the passage of legislations in Parliament of late, where Bills have been cleared without discussion. The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, is the latest.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar also draws on the passage of the bill that repeals the three contentious farm laws.

Satish Acharya | Twitter/@satishacharya

Satish Acharya takes a dig at the cancellation of comedian Munawar Faruqui’s shows under an alleged threat of vandalism from fringe Hindu Right-wing elements.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu draws on the Munawar Faruqui controversy too, and seeks to make a point about the state of Indian democracy.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter/@caricatured

Alok Nirantar imagines West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee having some questions about the Prashant Kishor-led national push of the Trinamool Congress. The party has been scooping up members from different parts of the country as it looks beyond Bengal.

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