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In today’s featured cartoon, Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates India’s present vaccine race where the Centre is in a ‘state of denial’, while states, with unequal financial resources, are gearing up to buy vaccine directly from producers.
Alok Nirantar takes a dig at the Narendra Modi government for continuing to print the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s face on Covid vaccination certificates even when states are now spearheading vaccine procurement.
Satish Acharya satirises PM Modi’s ‘wear a mask’ message and his government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic amid the record number of deaths being recorded across the country.
R. Prasad also comments on state governments negotiating separately with different vaccine companies for procurement of Covid vaccines.
P Mahmud illustrates India’s declining vaccination numbers and the vaccine shortage that the country is facing.
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