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Why Modi govt’s teflon-coating is peeling off, and no dignity for the dead in 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, Sandeep Adhwaryu illustrates how the teflon coating that seemed to accompany the Narendra Modi government is coming off with the out-of-control second wave of the pandemic.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter
Alok Nirantar | Twitter

Alok Nirantar with a grim representation of how bodies of Covid victims have been immersed in water or left on the ghats in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, because of poverty and stigma associated with the disease.

P Mahmud | Twitter
P Mahmud | Twitter

P. Mahmud illustrates the Modi government’s monumental failure of providing reliable Covid data, and how all other monuments are dwarfed in comparison.

R. Prasad | Economic Times
R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad notes how the Centre justified its decision in the Supreme Court to export Covid vaccines while failing to secure enough doses for its own population.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express
E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny comments on the resignation of virologist Shahid Jameel as the head of INSACOG — a forum established by the Centre to detect the variants of Covid.

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