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PM Modi’s ‘panic’ speech, praying to ‘baba EVM’ in Jharkhand and mammoth cost of NRC

The best cartoons of the week, 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, Surendra implies that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in a state of panic after the nationwide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

R Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad illustrates how the Congress Party has failed as the leading opposition party.

Manjul | Twitter

In light of the comments made by Prime Minister Modi at the rally in Delhi, Manjul satirises the contradictory position held by him and Home Minister Amit Shah on the nationwide National Register of Citizens.

Sajith Kumar | Twitter

After physically assaulting protesters, Sajith Kumar comments on the various outreach programmes being organised by the BJP to educate people on the CAA.

Mika Aziz | Twitter

Mike Aziz comments on the Jharkhand poll results, which are due today. The exit polls predicted that the BJP will suffer a comprehensive defeat in the state.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu compares the costs of demonetisation and the NRC.

Arindam Mukherjee | ThePrint

Arindam Mukherjee illustrates former Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren, who is most likely to be the next CM of the state. Hemant’s father and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s patriarch Shibu Soren is lovingly called Guruji.

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