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In today’s featured cartoon, R. Prasad comments on Home Minister Amit Shah’s invocation of the Nehru-Liaquat pact to defend the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. In Shah’s view, the 1950 pact had failed to achieve its objectives of protecting minorities in Pakistan.
While referring to the Shiv Sena’s indecisive stance on the CAB, Manjul comments on the facade of Shiv Sena’s secularism by alluding to an artwork called ‘Comedian’, featuring a banana taped to the wall, that fetched $120, 000 this week.
In the light of Amit Shah introducing the CAB in Rajya Sabha Wednesday, Mika Aziz anticipates the havoc that the bill is expected to unleash after its successful passage in the Lok Sabha Monday.
Nala Ponnappa takes a jibe at the Karnataka bypolls as the newly-elected BJP MLAs are the same people who had defected to the opposition prior to the elections.
Sajith Kumar depicts a migrating family ‘rejecting’ India for its social woes, irrespective of whether the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 restricts them or not.