Journalist as activist

Indomitable spirit

Print edition : September 29, 2017

On September 7, in the office of the Kannada weekly “Gauri Lankesh” in Bengaluru. A framed picture of P. Lankesh, father of Gauri Lankesh, is in the background. Photo: BHAGYA PRAKASH. K

The cover page of the September 5 issue of “Gauri Lankesh”.

“Kanda Haage”, Gauri Lankesh’s editorial in the tabloid.

Gauri Lankesh worked tirelessly to keep her father’s legacy, “Lankesh Patrike”, alive, but she went beyond journalism and entered the realm of activism with the rise of Hindutva in Karnataka, most notably in the State’s coastal region.
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