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Should Channi now worry about visiting Delhi, and a minimum age for hate propaganda

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, Alok Nirantar illustrates a ‘worried’ Charanjit Singh Channi as a party member wonders if the Punjab CM would need a stringent security arrangement when he will visit Delhi. The allusion is to Wednesday’s major security breach as PM Narendra Modi’s convoy was stuck on a flyover near Hussainiwala in Punjab’s Ferozepur district.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

As young people including an 18-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man are arrested in connection with the ‘Bulli Bai’ case, Kirtish Bhatt depicts a conversation over revising the minimum age for spreading hate propaganda, much like the legal age of marriage, voting and drinking.

R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad also weighs in on the outrage triggered by the ‘Bulli Bai’ case, and illustrates that the alleged perpetrators caught the hate bug early.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu also weighs in on the age of those arrested in the ‘Bulli Bai’ app case.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny poses the question, is saving lives from Covid greater than conducting elections on time?

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter/@PonnappaCartoon

As the Omicron variant spreads, Nala Ponnappa mirrors the global fears, suggesting that perhaps even god does not know when the virus will be a thing of the past.

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