Gauri Lankesh’s murder was not the first: To make it the last, the time to turn fearless is now

With the murder of Gauri, the huge chasm between constitutional guarantees and right-wing politics has been laid bare, once again.

 

The murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh on the evening of 5 September 2017 has opened up a can of worms in Karnataka. It has turned the spotlight on the ineptitude of the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in the state and the destabilising strategies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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