The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
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Satish Acharya takes a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi having the support of a “woman” to defend him in Parliament. The cartoonist suggests that Rahul himself has the support of his mother, Sonia Gandhi, behind him.
Neelabh Banerjee takes a dig at the constant rotation in the CBI, where CBI chief Alok Verma was first sent on leave, then reinstated by the Supreme Court, only to be removed again by the PM-led high-level select committee.
Alok Nirantar takes note of opposition allegations that the government might have effected transfers in the CBI to evade any investigation into the controversial Rafale deal.
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Manjul depicts PM Modi trying to keep afloat with the 10 per cent quota for upper-caste ‘poor’.
In light of Amit Shah’s comment that the BJP stands for the poor, Sajith Kumar mocks the party for constructing Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue in Gujarat and wonders how that is helping the poor.
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