Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Senior journalist #GauriLankesh murdered in #Bangalore

According to reports, at around 6.30 pm, unidentified men shot at her and wounded her fatally before escaping from the scene.The manner in which Gauri was killed has eerie similarity to the way in which rationalist MM Kalburgi was killed two years ago.Gauri Lankesh was known for her fearless criticism of right wing politics.Dharwad BJP MP Prahallad Joshi and BJP leader Umesh Dhushi had filed individual defamation cases against Lankesh in objection to a report on BJP leaders she had published in her periodical on January 23, 2008.