Thursday, 29 September, 2022
Last LaughsUjjwala 'opportunity' for India's middle class & the fear of the 'unknown'

Ujjwala ‘opportunity’ for India’s middle class & the fear of the ‘unknown’

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

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, Alok Nirantar’s take on the launch of Ujjwala 2.0, the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) announced PM Narendra Modi Tuesday. The PMUY aims to provide households with LPG connections and initially targeted rural areas and families below the poverty line.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

E.P. Unny reflects on the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that put out a clarion call for nations to cut emissions while warning of a 1.5 degree Celcius increase in climate in the next 20 years. Developing and poorer nations have been pushing for developed nations to carry the weight of the task.

Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the Delhi Police for registering an FIR against ‘unknown persons’ a day after anti-Muslim slogans were allegedly raised at Jantar Mantar in the national capital amid a protest against ‘colonial-era laws’.

Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Sajith Kumar highlights the irony of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami making women’s hockey player Vandana Katariya the brand ambassador of the state’s Department of Women Empowerment and Child Development. Katariya’s family was subjected to casteist slurs after India’s women’s hockey team lost to Argentina in the semi-final at the Tokyo Olympics.

Manjul | Twitter @MANJULtoons

Manjul takes a swipe at the fact that politicians with a prior criminal record or a controversial history are often taken on board by political parties.

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