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, E.P. Unny refers to Punjab easing Covid curbs and equates it to the dynamics between different political parties that will contest the state assembly election slated for next year.
Sajith Kumar comments on the retail inflation that spiked to 6.3 per cent in May, crossing RBI’s threshold of comfort zone under the Narendra Modi-led government. This comes amid speculation of a cabinet reshuffle in the offing.
Irshad Kaptan takes a dig at Chirag Paswan, who was replaced by his uncle Pashupati Paras as the leader of LJP in Lok Sabha, by referring to an earlier controversy in which he had a video shoot before his late father’s photo.
Alok Nirantar, in his cartoon, draws about children’s mental health in the wake of the pandemic. Students lost out on the classroom environment, going through feelings of isolation while dealing with the burden of online education.
R. Prasad refers to the Delhi High Court’s order stating that legitimate dissent is a key feature of democracy while granting bail to Natasha Narwal, Devanagana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha in the North East Delhi riots.