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Who was Gauri Lankesh, her Husband and Why she was murdered?

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Who was Gauri Lankesh?

You might be wondering Who was Gauri Lankesh ? Why has she been murdered? And, many similar questions about her cold murder, isn’t it? Well, the RTIwala Team has gathered all the relevant information to satiate your curiosity.

She was an independent and bold journalist and activist working for the Lankesh Patrike as an Editor which was founded by her Father P. Lankesh a staunch rationalist. Whereas her mother runs a Saree shop in Central Bengaluru, while her sister Kavitha Lankesh & brother Indrajit Lankesh, works as a Director & Filmmaker in Kannada Film Industry.

Chidanand Rajghatta, the divorced husband of Late Gauri Lankesh, The Times of India’s US-based Foreign Editor, long-time Washington DC scribe, and sutradhar, and author of The Horse That Flew: How India’s Silicon Gurus Spread Their Wings.

Who killed Gauri Lankesh and Why?

Well, we’re not suitable to answer those two questions. Albeit we wish to throw some light on her work and cause she has fought for.

Who Gauri Lankesh Killed #GauriLankeshMurder

Source: @gaurilankesh Twitter

Almost all of the published articles were critical of Right Wing Communalism, Class and Caste Politics. Therefore, it has been considered by many that she has been the new victim of Saffron Terror after Govind Pansare, Narendra Dabholkar, and MM Kalburgi.

And, it was further bolstered by a senior police official who said that the modus operandi in the Gauri Lankesh murder seems very close to what had been witnessed earlier. “Bullets were fired on chest and heads, and the three assailants came on a bike. It’s very similar to what was witnessed in the murder of Pansare, Dabholkar, and Kalburgi,” the police official said.

The above books were authored by those great rationalists and honest men. A must read for every Indian.

Did you know Gauri Lankesh was convicted of defamation, sentenced to six months in jail? When Dharwad MP Pralhad Joshi and BJP leader Umesh Dushi had individually filed defamation cases objecting to a report against BJP leaders published by Ms. Gouri Lanesh in her periodical on January 23, 2008.

Some of Gauri Lankesh’s famous tweets.

Some of her Tweets targeted towards the BJP, RSS, Shri Narendra Modi, and the Congress Party.

And she was also advocated her love for the Kannada language and its superiority in most of her tweets. She was an active troll crusher and unstoppable retweeter. Though hardly get offended by anyone, seriously.

And the last tweet of Late Gauri Lankesh …

We are also publishing her last tweets for our readers!

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