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The Nobel omission, and TV news’ ‘spinning tribute’ for Gandhi

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 pokes fun at Home Minister Amit Shah’s controversial speech on NRC in West Bengal and indicates that Gandhi Jayanti would be a sombre event in Kolkata.

Manjul | Twitter

Manjul pokes fun at how Gandhi’s teachings have been rather misunderstood.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter

For Nala Ponnappa, Gandhi’s contribution to peace far outweighs those of all Nobel Peace Prize winners. Gandhi remains a glaring omission among the winners of the prestigious award.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Did Mahatma Gandhi, too, need to host huge rallies to earn his “father of the nation” tag, asks Kirtish Bhatt. The reference is to US President Donald Trump’s description of Modi as “father of India”.

 

Miza Aziz | Twitter

On Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Mika Aziz rues what he sees as the destruction of his legacy.

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