Bengaluru, March 18: Two days after his death, controversy over IAS officer DK Ravi is yet to die down. While post-mortem report on Wednesday, March 18 confirmed that it was a case of suicide, people across the country refused to accept the theory.
35-year-old Ravi, a 2009 batch IAS officer, was found hanging at his official residence at South Bangalore on Monday, March 16. It was suspected that the Ravi had to pay the price for taking on powerful people.
Many raised questioned regarding sand mafia's alleged connection with Ravi's death. Protests and shutdown took place in Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka over his death. Ravi was well-known for his honesty and forthrightness.
Opposition parties-led by BJP in Karnataka have been asking for an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (BJP). Meanwhile, many people across the country took the help of micro-blogging site Twitter and raised their voice demanding justice for Ravi.
Here are a few reactions over Ravi's death:
#DKRavi RIP .....Sad to hear of all what's happening .... Fight for justice and the right don't commercialise it .....Be Human— Shikhar Tyagi (@namewithfameMr) March 18, 2015
Just the other day I was prodding my niece to study hard for her exam so that she could become an IAS officer. Now I can't face her. #DKRavi— बड़बोलाArnab (@SirArnabG) March 18, 2015
Cong MLA Basavaraj Rayareddy bad mouthed about #DKRavi. It's an irresponsible statement. Unbecoming of him.— Vishweshwar Bhat (@VishweshwarBhat) March 18, 2015
Parents used to feel proud sending their child to IAS. #DKRavi incident will make them think again— Kunwar Prithvi Singh (@kunwarprithvi1) March 18, 2015
Dear Kannadigas, don't let the govt of this corrupt man --> Siddaramaiah get away with the murder of #DKRavi, he DIED 4 you! :-((— Suvie Kaul (@sukaul) March 18, 2015
Why is Karnataka govt rejecting the family's demand for CBI probe in #DKRavi death case. Definitely something is being covered up— Archie (@Archu243) March 18, 2015
CBI which was a Caged Parrot & Biased Agency till yesterday has suddenly become this "Holy Grail" for BJP #DKRavi— Ajeet Singh (@ajeetsin) March 18, 2015
#DKRavi is gone but only way to get him justice is to bring those he was fighting against, to justice. Stop this "pay respects" nonsense.— Raja (@Raja_Sw) March 18, 2015
CBI enquiry in #DKRavi murder case will bring iut more skeletons from Corrupt BJP. Please do it— Marathi Maanus (@mi_mavala) March 18, 2015