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‘Stripped’ Air India Maharaja, ‘Hindu-Muslim’ hypnosis & the origin of ‘that’ slogan

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, Kirtish Bhatt wonders if buyers will be able to recognise the indebted, stripped of all riches Maharaja of Air India. He also recalls an infamous statement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Manjul | Firstpost

In yet another sardonic take on the Air India sale, cartoonist Manjul reminds us that  Narendra Modi has always been averse to dynasties.

Nala Ponnappa | Twitter

The Air India sale remained the favourite topic of cartoonists. Nala Ponnappa expressed his amusement on the fact that the future Air India buyer will have to take on a debt of more than Rs 23,286 crore.

Alok | Twitter

Alok disses the Modi government for stoking communal sentiments instead of focusing on pertinent issues.

R Prasad | Poliloquy

R. Prasad makes a genuine query — do nationalism and violence sail in the same boat?

Sajith Kumar | Twitter

Sajith Kumar presents his theory on the origin of the tasteless slogan, recently used by Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, “Desh ke gaddaro ko, goli maaro saalo ko” (Shoot the traitors of the country).

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