Short Biography Of Gauri Lankesh, according to the police, three suspects entered the house of Gauri and started firing near her, which resulted her death on the spot.
and journalist P. Lankesh. Gauri had targeted all fundamentalist organizations on communal violence.
Short Biography Of Gauri Lankesh
Gauri Lankesh, who was fearless and unworthy of her opinion, was the editor of Kannada language weekly magazine. She was the famous face of the Carnatic civil society. Gauri was the daughter of P. Lankesh, who had established a new benchmark in Kannada journalism. She was influenced by leftist ideology and vocal critic of Hindutva politics.
Name – Gauri Lankesh
Business – Journalist Activist
Family – P. Lankesh father, Indrajeet Lankesh Brother, Kavita Lankesh Sister
Gauri Lankesh was born in the family of journalist P. Lankesh in 1962. P. Lankesh was the founder of weekly Kannada language newspaper that is Lankesh Magazine. Gauri Lankesh had three siblings There were Kavita as a sisters and Indrajeet as a brothers.
Gauri started her career as a journalist in Times of India in Bangalore. After this, she started living with her husband, Chidanand Rajghata, in Delhi. But after some time, she returned to Bangalore and she started working, as a correspondent editor for Sunday magazine for about 9 years. His father P. Lankesh died in 2000 and was working for Annuadu Telugu TV channel in Delhi. Gauri Lankesh worked as a journalist for nearly 16 years.
Gauri later started his Kannada weekly Gauri Lankesh Magazine.
Gauri was known for the press’s advocacy of independence. She was in opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and broke her 35-year friendship with Prakash Balawadi when he became the BJP’s media advisor during the Indian general elections 2014. In November 2014, the Congress-led Karnataka government appointed Gauri as a member of a committee, Whose aim was to convince the Naxalites to carry out violence and surrender. A delegation of BJP leaders accused her of holding Naxal sympathy and demanded to remove her from the committee. However, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah rejected the demand.
Gauri’s death – On 5th September 2017, when Gauri Lankesh returned from her office to her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar in Bangalore, at around 8 o’clock in the evening, unknown bikers fired indiscriminately on them, due to which she died in the spot.