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After ABP News, Modi govt. pressurised Cartoonist Satish Acharya, asked not make cartoons critical of Modi ji !

After ABP News, Mail Today pressurised by Modi govt. Cartoonist Satish Acharya asked not make cartoons critical of Modi ji. Read What  Cartoonist Satish Acharya Says  DROP THE CARTOON AND CARRY A PHOTO! That’s how my cartoon column with Mail Today ended yesterday. That’s how the editor looked at a cartoon and cartoonist’s opinion. That’s how the editor chose to shut a voice! The cartoon he rejected was about how China is surrounding India by spreading influence in countries like Maldives and others. The editor said the cartoon is ‘Very defeatist and the China problem is being overplayed’ I thought it’s how a cartoonist looked at the growing influence of China around Indian interests. So I said it’s debatable and cartoonist’s opinion should be valued. And in response, he asked the news desk to drop the cartoon and carry a photo. I have been battling to protect my freedom, to protect the sanctity of a cartoon column, for many days. May be for the editor it’s just thr