Senior Journalist Gouri Lankesh shot dead, media on fire

Senior Journalist Gouri Lankesh aged 55 years was shot dead in her Bengaluru Raja Rajeswari Nagar residence. Some unknown miscreants have brutally shot three bullets in her neck and chest. She collapsed immediately and gave up her life.

Gouri Lankesh has been an important face of Karnataka as a senior journalist and a social worker. She was a daughter of Mr.Lankesh a Journalist too. She followed her father in many aspects and encouraged communal harmony.

Ms Lankesh is survived by her mother, her sister Kavitha Lankesh, a filmmaker and her brother Indrajit who also makes films and runs Lankesh Gouri Kannada Patrike.

She also received threats from a political party for a brave article she wrote in 2016.

Media is on fire condemning the death of Ms Gouri Lankesh and demanding a probe on the culprits. They are also demanding strict punishment be awarded to them.

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