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PM Modi’s hollow 56-inch chest, and Yogi Adityanath calls BJP’s loss ‘just an accident’

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The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

Mahamud | Twitter @MPadubidri

In this illustration, Mahamud depicts how BJP’s apathy towards the farming community and its failure to create jobs ensured the party’s defeat in the assembly elections. Here, a farmer fashioned as a woodpecker “pecks” at Modi’s 56-inch chest to reveal its hollowness.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | Times of India

In The Times of India, Sandeep Adhwaryu takes UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s breezy dismissal of the Bulandshahr violence as an “accident”, and uses it to describe the BJP’s massive loss in the elections. According to the cartoonist, people like Adityanath are responsible for BJP’s latest electoral defeat.

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Farmer enjoying a lotus pakoda

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Orijit Sen illustrates a farmer enjoying a lotus pakoda to drive home the point that BJP’s inept handling of the farm crisis cost the party dear.

Unny | The Indian Express
Unny | The Indian Express

In The Indian Express, Unny wonders if the close contest between the BJP and the Congress in Madhya Pradesh (MP) will have any bearing on the 2019 MP elections as well.

Mir Suhail | News18
Mir Suhail | News18

Three-time Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh’s show of strength fails miserably, reflected in the BJP’s loss in the state.

Sajith Kumar | Twitter @sajithkumar
Sajith Kumar | Twitter @sajithkumar

A farmer demands Modi provide his “Mann ki Baat” on why farmers were neglected through his campaign and tenure as Prime Minister.

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