A day after senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dumb at her condominium in Rajarajeshwari Nagar in Bengaluru, city police are going through CCTv footages to title the assailants. Protests and condolence meeting had been deliberate all the plot in which through the country, condemning the killing.
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Convey president of the Bharatiya Janata Occasion B.S. Yeddyurappa condemns the destroy. He talked about the Convey authorities need to beget given safety to Gauri Lankesh.
Union Minister Ananth Kumar targets the Siddaramaiah authorities, says there had been 18-19 political murders, along side that of rationalist M.M. Kalburgi, within the Convey within the closing closing two and a half years.
Participants of Press Club of Bengaluru submit a memorandum to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, asking him to philosophize a judicial committee to probe the destroy. Journalists from Belagavi furthermore submit a memorandum to the Convey authorities in quest of rapidly probe into the destroy of journalist, activist and writer Gouri Lankesh.
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Cremation to be held at Chamarajpet later within the day.
In response to one of the 2 doctors who carried out the submit-mortem, Gauri Lankesh’s body had three entry and exit system. The three bullets had been fired through the body and they’d exited. The physician on condition of anonymity informed The Hindu that she died of coarse bleeding because of shock and hemorrhage. Her critical organs – coronary heart and lungs – had been broken. Opposite to reports that she had a bullet hurt on the temple, the physician talked about she had three bullet injuries – two on the chest and one within the abdomen.
Excellent civil rights activists gathered in Delhi to pay homage to Gauri Lankesh and condemn her brutal killing, reports Shinjini Ghosh.
Suggest Prashant Bhushan talked about the identical other folks who renowned Gandhi’s loss of life are celebrating Gauri Lankesh’s loss of life. “If this continues, civilisation will possible be busted and fascist anarchy will spread,”he added.
While JNU student activist Shehla Rashid termed it a “political assassination,” Umar Khalid talked about, “The bullets not simplest killed Gauri Lankesh however furthermore the country’s democracy.”
Author Githa Hariharan talked about Gauri was killed “because she was a non-conformist.”
“Who will accumulate what’s sensible speech? Will it be the CJI, the DGP or the mafia that killed Gauri Lankesh?”asked senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
Journalist Manini Chatterjee known as Lankesh “the first journalist martyr in new India.” “She was feisty and consistently on the frontline. She has needed to pay an big label for this. We, within the media will beget to proceed the fight,” Ms. Chatterjee talked about.
Reports Smita Gupta: Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi converse to Karnataka Chief Minister Sidaramaiah, ask him to obtain all steps to ship Gauri Lankesh’s killers to e-book and make certain a safe environment within the Convey.
Reports Somesh Jha: Bringing up that there may be not the form of thing as a job of his authorities within the loss of life of Gauri Lankesh, Nitin Gadkari, Union Water Resource Minister, talked about Congress is in energy in Karnataka and they wish to conduct thorough investigation into the case.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will pay tribute to Gauri Lankesh at Samsa amphitheatre in Ravindra Kalakshetra.
Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy talked about that there are prima facie similarities with the Kalaburgi destroy, however a link is yet to be established with easy job.
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Reports Vijaita Singh:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh directs Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to see a philosophize from Karnataka Chief Secretary on Gauri Lankesh’s destroy.
1000’s of alternative folks line as a lot as pay homage to Gauri Lankesh at Samsa amphitheatre in Ravindra Kalakshetra, the set the body has been kept for viewing.
In response to the authorities, slain journalist Gauri Lankesh will possible be cremated will stout Convey honours. Physique reaches Ravindra Kalakshetra.
Autopsy ends. In response to Gauri Lankesh’s brother Indrajit Lankesh, three bullets had been recovered from her body. “The finest thing that affords us solace is that she didn’t endure. One bullet punctured her coronary heart and she or he died straight,” he talked about.
The body will possible be kept in Ravindra Kalakshetra for viewing.
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Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, after meeting with Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy and senior police officers, informed reporters that a Particular Investigation Personnel headed by an IG-stage officer would be constituted to exclusively review the destroy of Gauri Lankesh.
While declaring that it was too early to enact who the attackers would be, he talked about he was confident that the case would be solved soon and assailants apprehended.
Protests proceed all the plot in which through the country.
Reports S. Murali: Scribes led by Andhra Pradesh Union of Woking Journalists Convey Overall Secretary I.V. Subba Rao staged a dharna in Ongole. The journalists vowed to follow it a relentless struggle demanding the arrest of the assailants.
Amnesty Global India, All India Democratic Girls folk’s Affiliation beget furthermore reacted to the killing. In an announcement, Asmita Basu, Programmes Director at Amnesty Global India, talked about, “The killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh raises alarms about the remark of Freedom of Expression within the country. Gauri Lankesh was by no plot timid of speaking truth. Her assassination has to be totally investigated and the perpetrators dropped at justice.”
AIDWA in its assertion strongly condemned the ‘substandard and chilly blooded destroy’ of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. The form of predominant crime being dedicated within the capital city of Bengaluru is alarming and disagreeable. It underscores the total lack of safety in homes and on the streets of a city which boasts of a foremost presence of girls mavens. The destroy has to be investigated successfully and with urgency, in articulate that the culprits are caught and punished in an exemplary system.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah calls an emergency meeting of police officers at the Secretariat.
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Teach had been deliberate all the plot in which through the country. At Chennai, journalists came out on the streets to sentence the killing.
Journalists furthermore staged a demonstration in Thiruvananthapuram. The utter was organised jointly by Kerala Union of Working Journalists and the Thiruvananthapuram Press Club.
A utter march was furthermore held in Shivamogga city by the Shivamogga District Working Journalists Affiliation. Addressing the utter meet, social activist Kadidal Shamanna termed the killing as an effort by reactionary forces to curb Freedom of Expression and the Honest to Dissent.
Participants of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike held a candle gentle vigil early on Wednesday morning at Kittur Chennamma Circle in Hubballi condemning the destroy.
Teach meetings will furthermore be held at Hyderabad, Original Delhi, Gujarat, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow and varied system of the country this day.
Reactions and condolences pour in from all quarters. G. Rajashekhar, writer and literary critic, talked about “I will simplest philosophize her as an very obliging journalist. She was mettlesome. She was certain and prepared to face any consequence. I accumulate she was coping with six to seven cases within the courts. She had informed me as soon as that she was getting despise mails. She knew she had a form of enemies,” he talked about.
Bringing up that efforts are being made to foster a culture of silence, worthy writer Vaidehi, talked about, “By killing any individual you won’t silence anyone. If one goes, ten will obtain their set. The extremists will beget to realise this.”
Teach against the killing of the journalist begins all the plot in which through the Convey. A complete bunch gain at the Metropolis Hall in Bengaluru to sentence the killing. Meanwhile, people of Mysuru District Journalists Affiliation staged a demonstration in Mysuru to utter against the killing of the senior journalist. The association entreated the Convey authorities to straight nab the culprits within the abet of the brutal killing.
Participants of Mysuru District Journalists Affiliation stage a demonstration in Mysuru on Wednesday to utter against the killing of Gauri Lankesh.
Reacting to the killing, Smriti Irani, Union Minister of Textiles; and Files and Broadcasting, has talked about: “Condemn killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. Hope rapidly investigation is carried out and justice delivered. Condolences to the family.”
The police are furthermore verifying others CCTV footages from the condominium and these set in on the stretch from Gauri Lankesh’s place of job to her space to examine whether the assailants followed her.
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In response to the Bengaluru Metropolis police, CCTV photographs reveals a particular person wearing a helmet following her in direction of her space. He opened fireplace at her at end fluctuate and escaped with his pals, who had been waiting start air the condominium on a motorbike.
Autopsy is underway on the body of slain journalist Gauri Lankesh at Victoria Sanatorium in Bengaluru. The procedure would perchance also obtain one more one and a half hours, as one bullet is yet to be retrieved. Clinical doctors says an X-ray will possible be wanted. In response to Indrajit Lankesh, brother of Gauri Lankesh, her eyes had been donated.