The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.
In The Asian Age, cartoonist Gokul Gopalakrishnan wonder’s why the BJP government is hell-bent on reducing Sardar Patel’s stature to a statue. The 182-m tall ‘Statue of Unity’ will be unveiled by Modi on Patel’s birth anniversary on 31 October.
Mika Aziz takes a dig at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s announcement to rename Allahabad as ‘Prayagraj’.
In Sify, Satish Acharya suggests that while Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is trying to destroy Emperor Akbar’s legacy with his announcement to rename Allahabad, the BJP top brass is protecting the ‘legacy’ of M.J. Akbar by not taking actions against him.
In The Times of India, Sandeep Adhwaryu comments on delays in the justice delivery system.
In Firstpost, Manjul suggests there will obviously be delay in taking action against the perpetrators of sexual harassment since IST stands for Indian Stretchable Time instead of Indian Standard Time.
Alok Nirantar illustrates how the top leadership in the BJP has termed charges levelled by the opposition, including the controversial Rafale deal, sexual harassment allegation against M.J. Akbar, among others, as false.
In The Economic Times, R. Prasad has a funny take on Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s repeated usage of tongue twisters. The cartoonist imagines that the use of such words would leave reporters confused and they could end up misquoting him.
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