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In today’s featured cartoon, Kirtish Bhatt gives a succint take on several lows Indians are facing, including the fall of the rupee to an all-time low of Rs 78 against the US dollar, the market crash Monday, and the controversy triggered by the demolition of a violence-accused’s home in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.
The illustration shows a newsreader saying, “In today’s fallen news, the rupee fell, the market fell, the human fell, a house fell, and trust fell.”
Satish Acharya, too, highlights the consistent drop in the value of the rupee against the US dollar in the backdrop of the discourse over the use of bulldozers as ‘law and order machinery’ in Uttar Pradesh and other states.
R. Prasad takes a dig at the use of bulldozers by the Prayagraj Development Authority to demolish the home of a person accused of instigating violence, without the matter reaching court.
Sandeep Adhwaryu also comments on ‘bulldozer governance’, and the kinship between India and Pakistan.
E.P. Unny comments on the summons issued to Rahul Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), and takes a jibe at the criticism the Congress MP and former party president faces for his trips abroad.