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Peace held hostage in TV studios, and a return gift for Pakistan

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.

Alok Nirantar | Sakal Media Group

Alok Nirantar for Sakal Media Group draws on a popular joke doing the rounds on social media, calling for Pakistan to take all of India’s “war-monger” TV anchors in exchange for the release of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was taken captive by Pakistan after a cross-border dogfight Wednesday.

Manjul | Firstpost

Manjul for Firstpost takes a dig at the praise being heaped on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for his decision to return IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, pointing out that he heads a country that has been known to harbour terrorists who attack India.

Mir Suhail | News18

Mir Suhail for News18 celebrates the homecoming of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman from Pakistan.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

In Deccan Herald, Sajith Kumar takes a jibe at the ‘TRP war’ among India’s television news channels, where calls for war seem to have drowned out requests for peace.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan waving an olive branch from the border while sitting on the back of a leashed JeM gorilla, suggesting the hollowness of Pakistan’s ‘peace gesture’.

Satish Acharya | Twitter

Satish Acharya weighs in on former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa’s comment linking Tuesday’s IAF air strikes on Pakistan to potential poll gains for the BJP.

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