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Senior Journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday after some unidentified assailants opened fire outside her residence in Banglore.She was the editor of Lankesh Patrika weekly a Kannada tabloid.This paper runs without any advertisement.She raises her voice against all communal forces.A rational thinker Gauri was vocal on secularism, the rights of Dalits, the downtrodden and women. Her father was a thinker and writer, he was the one who started 'Lankesh Patrika' in 1980.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 September 2017, 10:01:37 AM
Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh

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Senior Journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday after some unidentified assailants opened fire outside her residence in Banglore.She was the editor of Lankesh Patrika weekly a Kannada tabloid.This paper runs without any advertisement.She raises her voice against all communal forces.A rational thinker Gauri was vocal on secularism, the rights of Dalits, the downtrodden and women. Her father was a thinker and writer,he was the one who started 'Lankesh Patrika' in 1980 .
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Gauri

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She had flagged the issue of fake news and propaganda through social media.
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Gauri

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Lankesh had been vocal against the right wing and last year she was convicted in a case which was filed by BJP MP Pralhad Joshi who had raised objection against a report on BJP leaders.She had also criticise Indian National Congress leader D. K. Shivakumar.
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She advocate freedom of press, and always raised her concerned for freedom of expression in the country.