Journalist Lankesh laid to rest; SIT formed as condemnation pours in

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead at her residence in Bengaluru

They also pledged that Gauri's sacrifice won't go in vain and that they would stand up for the causes she lent her voice to.

"The silencing of a journalist in this manner has risky portents for Indian democracy", said Shobhana Jain, the president of Indian Women's Press Corps.

94-year-old MG Vaidya, as reported by the NDTV, described the murder of the senior journalist as a "hateful and condemnable deed".

A prominent Left thinker and a staunch critic of Hindutva politics, Lankesh was convicted in November 2016 in a defamation case filed by BJP lawmaker Pralhad Joshi. The government must conduct a probe into this matter as soon as possible.

Hope speedy investigation is conducted & justice delivered.

The Committee to Protect Journalists has said that there have been no convictions in any of the 27 cases of journalists murdered for their work in India since 1992. Congress government rules Karnataka and BJP is in power at the centre.

"Law and order in Karnataka is good".

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T Jayashree, an AV reader said, "She got trapped in her own liberal commies trap".

This year, the country of 1.3 billion people slipped three places to 136th in the World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders. "Her phone also contains a lot of valuable information". Let us help police to nab the murderer. "Without proof if you blame RSS and BJP, main point will be missed". Government should identify the culprits and punish them at the earliest and it should serve as a lesson for bad elements in the society.

She had made the remarks while sharing a Facebook post of former union minister Shashi Tharoor on a group of nuns performing 'Thiruvathirakali (a Hindu group dance as part of Onam festivities).

The Mumbai Press Club (MPC), the Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh (MMPS), the Mantralaya Ani Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh (MVVS), the TV Journalists Association (TVJA), Photographers Association, Network of Women in Media and others, expressed outrage at the brutal gunning down of Lankesh in her home by unknown assailants on Tuesday evening. "#Gaurilankesh said things some people did not like 2hear".

Although not more than one attacker could be seen in the CCTV visuals accessed as of now, an investigating officer said that there were three assailants involved in the crime.

She had parked her vehicle outside her gate and was walking to the main entrance of her home when the attackers fired at least seven rounds, killing her, police said.

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