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Shiv Sena-BJP wonder if the glass is half-full or half empty as Pawar protects opposition

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Manjul takes a dig at the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra which is beset by tensions regarding the post of chief minister. Shiv Sena has  demanded a written assurance from the BJP for implementing “equal formula for sharing of power” before holding talks on forming the government.

Alok Nirantar | Sakal Media Group

Alok Nirantar also weighs in on the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance and Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray’s ‘high hopes’ of forming the government in Maharashtra on his terms.

Satish Acharya | Twitter

Satish Acharya shows NCP strongman Sharad Pawar guarding a frail opposition in Maharashtra from the wrath of Modi and Shah. The cartoonist has reinterpreted a recent photograph of the 78-year-old leader who had campaigned on a rainy day before the Maharashtra elections.

Gopal Shoonya | BBC News Hindi

Gopal Shoonya takes a jibe at controversial former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda who had extended his unconditional support to the BJP in forming the government. The BJP has, however, sealed an alliance with Dushyant Chautala’s JJP. Kanda was accused of allegedly abetting the suicide of an employee in his aviation company in 2012.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter

And a smoke-filled Diwali greeting card from Nala Ponnappa.

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