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Pakistan and Sri Lanka’s ‘loanly’ state, and Modi accepts a common Indian’s challenge

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, Sandeep Adhwaryu draws parallel between the political crisis in Pakistan and the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, attributing the crises to the loans both countries have taken from China.

 

R Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad hints at the possibility of a military takeover if Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan doesn’t leave his post. Pakistan’s Supreme Court is looking into the legality of Khan’s unexpected move to block a parliamentary no-confidence vote against him and then call for fresh elections.

Manjul | News9

Manjul comments on the crisis in Sri Lanka, depicting the country’s lion symbol withering away.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News India

Kirtish Bhatt refers to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s invitation to all the Opposition parties in Sri Lanka to join a unity cabinet, in a bid to tackle the country’s worst economic crisis.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter/@caricatured

Alok Nirantar mocks the Narendra Modi government for the constant rise in fuel prices, and the people who, despite bearing the burden, refuse to question or criticise the government.

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