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The ‘price’ of free Covid vaccines, ‘ivory tower’ issues and violence against doctors

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 comments on the Narendra Modi government’s decision to make vaccines free for all, noting that it came at a devastating price.

R Prasad | The Economic Times

R. Prasad makes note of the Supreme Court pulling up the National Disaster Management Authority for failing to provide ex gratia assistance to families of those who succumbed to Covid-19 even after it is mentioned in the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates BSP chief Mayawati and her response to the BJP’s foundation laying ceremony at the Dr Ambedkar Memorial and Cultural Centre in Lucknow as “drama” ahead of the 2022 assembly polls.

 

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny takes a dig at the Centre’s inefficiency towards the welfare of migrants. The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the government and issued a slew of directions to ensure relief for the unorganised workers.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt refers to incidents of doctors getting teased and attacked by locals in Delhi over Covid on the eve of National Doctors’ Day.

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