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Only 2 options for Opposition, and why Akshay Kumar’s new movie could be the answer to inflation

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 comments on Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi being summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a case of alleged money laundering, at a time when at least two of their party’s prominent leaders Hardik Patel and Sunil Jakhar — have jumped ship to the BJP.

The Congress had Wednesday slammed the central agency’s move to summon Sonia and Rahul, saying that it “reeks of vendetta, of pettiness, of fear, of political cheapness”.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Twitter/@CartoonistSan | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the Congress accusing the BJP-led central government of “vendetta politics” in context of the ED summons sent to Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, while it too had been accused of misusing investigating agencies to browbeat the opposition when it was in power in 2013.

Kirtish Bhatt | Twitter/@Kirtishbhat | BBC Hindi

Kirtish Bhat takes a swipe at former Gujarat Congress leader Hardik Patel joining the BJP, whose leaders he had publicly berated on more than one occasion.

Sajith Kumar | Twitter/@sajithkumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar mocks various state governments for declaring actor Akshay Kumar’s new film Samrat Prithviraj tax-free while seemingly turning a blind eye to surging prices of essential commodities, including tomatoes.

The per kilogram average retail price of the vegetable a staple in every Indian household has jumped 70 per cent from a month ago, burning a hole in the common man’s pocket.

E P Unny | The Indian Express

E. P. Unny comments on the Bihar government’s decision to conduct a caste-based census in the state while mosque-temple disputes continue to dominate headlines.

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