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Shiv Sena’s march to Ayodhya and CP Joshi’s ‘tribute’ to Nehru

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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.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter

On actor Amol Palekar’s birthday, Alok Nirantar illustrates the various roles the artiste played throughout his career without any ‘Golmaal’, an apparent reference to the #MeToo movement. Golmaal is a 1979 comedy starring Palekar.

R Prasad | The Economic Times

In The Economic Times, R. Prasad takes a dig at Congress leader C.P. Joshi’s controversial recent comment. The cartoonist suggests that Congress president Rahul Gandhi, the great-grandson of Jawaharlal Nehru, is on a mission to take the country backwards.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

In Deccan Herald, Sajith Kumar comments on Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s arrival in Ayodhya with his family for Shiv Sena event in support of the Ram Temple. Kumar suggests a competitive temple politics between the Sena and the BJP.

Mika Aziz | Twitter

Mika Aziz suggests that the Narendra Modi government’s idea of ‘vikas‘ (development) may not be ideal.

Amal Aloy | Sangbad Pratidin

Amal Aloy cracks a pun on the cleanliness of railway tracks in West Bengal which are hardly in use owing to recurring protests and agitations on them.

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