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.
Gopal Shoonya| BBC News Hindi
In BBC News Hindi, Gopal Shoonya depicts the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel shedding tears on the plight of farmers, who have voiced their unhappiness over the government spending nearly Rs 3,000 crore on the statue.
In Mid-day, Manjul puns on ‘unity’ and ‘impunity’ to take a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Sardar Patel statue.
Mansoor Naqvi depicts Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving a ‘positive spin’ to the amount spent on the Statue of Unity, while also ridiculing the falling value of the rupee.
In The Times of India, Sandeep Adhwaryu depicts Patel keeping his fingers crossed over ‘unity’.
In The Economic Times, R. Prasad has a take on Supreme Court refusing Karti Chidambaram’s request to go abroad. The cartoonist asks if he plans to flee from the country, just like billionaires Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi did.
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