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Which CM had the same ‘qualities’ as Mamata, and Pakistan is exporting inflation to India

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 West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s attempts to project herself as a pan-India leader of the opposition parties, and hints that she displays many of the same ‘qualities’ as PM Narendra Modi did when he was CM of Gujarat.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar mocks Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his perceived failures in driving the party out of its rut, now that Mamata Banerjee is trying to become the face of the anti-BJP parties.

R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad draws on Mamata Banerjee repeatedly criticising the Congress and the Gandhi family. The Trinamool chief had lashed out at the media during her November visit to Delhi when asked whether she had met Congress’ interim president Sonia Gandhi, retorting it isn’t “constitutionally mandated“.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny takes a dig at the BJP for its ‘instant’ repeal of farm laws, as farmers continue their protests on other demands including a legal guarantee for MSP.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

In light of Parag Agrawal becoming Twitter’s new CEO and the general trend of Indian-born CEOs dominating Silicon Valley, Sandeep Adhwaryu comments on the brain drain from India, which he suggests results in a much lower GDP.

Kirtish Bhatt | BBC News Hindi

Kirtish Bhatt’s take on Uttar Pradesh government telling the Supreme Court that polluted air from Pakistan is affecting the air quality in the National Capital Region. The functionary in the cartoon is suggesting to the media that India’s western neighbour, where inflation is on a high, is to be blamed for the price rise here too.

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