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In today’s featured cartoon, Sajith Kumar suggests a “non-violent” way of getting rid of illegal immigrants in India, which is to point out that Bangladesh is doing better economically. Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party leaders blamed Bangladeshi immigrants for the communal violence in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri last month, which followed demolition of alleged illegal construction.
Manjul mocks Mahinda Rajapaksa, who resigned as Sri Lanka’s prime minister Monday amid unprecedented economic turmoil, hours after his supporters attacked anti-government protesters.
E.P. Unny uses Mahinda Rajapaksa’s trademark scarf to show Sri Lanka slowly untangling itself from his grasp. Rajapaksa and his brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, have been squarely blamed for Sri Lanka’s economic crisis.
Amid the spike in unemployment rate, which rose to 7.83 per cent in April from 7.60 per cent in March 2022 according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a swipe at vigilantes who incite unemployed youth to do their bidding.
R. Prasad pokes fun at the Congress, which is set to hold a ‘Chintan Shivir’ — a three-day brainstorming conclave in Udaipur this weekend, and its leadership, the Gandhi family.