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When Delhi violence was the new climate change

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, Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a shot on what Trump’s advisers might have told him when he left Delhi Tuesday night. The day saw several incidents of arson, including miscreants setting a tyre market in northeast Delhi’s Gokulpuri on fire.

E P Unny | The Indian Express

On a day US and India reiterated their improved bilateral ties and announced a Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership that would tackle terrorism, the national capital also witnessed communal riots. In his feature, E.P. Unny indicates it’s perhaps time India addresses the internal unrest.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar takes a dig at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and the police who received flak for not clamping down on the communal riots that began Sunday evening. More than 20 people were killed and scores injured in the violence.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC Hindi

In the day’s cartoon, Kirtish Bhatt draws on people refraining from condemning the violence over caste and religious allegiances.

Poorva Goel | Instagram

Among the social media messages on Delhi violence that have been doing the rounds was one comparing the 2002 Gujarat riots to the riots in Delhi. Poorva Goel appears to take inspiration from this.

Rohan Chakravarty (green humour) | Instagram

PM Modi, who hosted US President Trump in India for two of the three days violence engulfed Northeast Delhi, addressed the issue on Wednesday calling for peace. Rohan Chakravarty takes a dig at the Modi-Trump bonhomie.

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