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The spectacle of eating at a Dalit’s home, and Djokovic stands alone across the net

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, Sajith Kumar mocks the spate of leaders eating at Dalit homes in election season, and comments on what a strain it puts on the members of these households.

Manjul | News9

Manjul takes a dig at UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, whose ’80-20′ remarks sparked a political row, with opponents alleging ‘communalism’. As such speeches become prominent, development or ‘vikas‘ is set to take a backseat, comments the cartoonist.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter/@caricatured

Alok Nirantar draws upon the glitch during PM Modi’s speech to the World Economic Forum, which triggered ‘teleprompter PM’ mockery on social media, and connects it to the high fuel prices in the country.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu pays tribute to Virat Kohli after he announced his resignation as India’s Test captain, following the 2-1 series defeat in South Africa.

Satish Acharya | Twitter/@satishacharya

Satish Acharya illustrates that top-ranked men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic stands alone on his refusal to take the Covid vaccine, after Australia deported him before the Australian Open and now France is saying it could bar him from competing in the French open too.


Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt shows a poor man asking if it isn’t discriminatory that a list of top-10 rich people is published but not one of top-10 poor people. The reference is to a recent report by Oxfam on the top 10 rich people doubling their wealth under the Covid pandemic.

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