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Gauri Day: ‘Freedom of Expression Meet’ held in Bengaluru

By Chennabasaveshwar
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Bengaluru, Sep 5: Activists organised 'Freedom of Expression Meet' on the occasion of first death anniversary of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Umadevi Kalburgi, Wife of Professor MM Kalburgi, Gauri Lankesh's mother Indira Lankesh, and Meghna Pansare, daughter of CPI leader Govind Pansare addressed the audience.

Activist Swami Agnivesh led a protest march to the Raj Bhavan. Courtesy: @KavithaLankesh

Social Activist Heggodu Prasanna gave an introductory speech. Also, a tabloid published by the Gauri Media Trust was launched.

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Earlier, activist Swami Agnivesh led a protest march to the Raj Bhavan. Prominent Kannada writers who were found to be on the ''hit list'' of the alleged killers of Gauri were also part of the march.

Addressing the rally, Swami Agnivesh said the same forces that killed Mahatma Gandhi had killed Gauri Lankesh.

Actor Prakash Raj and Kavita Lankesh

Actor Prakash Raj and Kavita Lankesh

Actor Prakash Raj and Kavita Lankesh, sister of slain journalist Gauri Lankesh during the 'Freedom of Expression Meet', organised on the occasion of first death anniversary of Gauri, in Bengaluru, Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018. PTI photo

Jignesh Mewani, Umar Khalid and Kanhaiya Kumar

Jignesh Mewani, Umar Khalid and Kanhaiya Kumar

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani, JNUSU's former president Kanhaiya Kumar (R) and JNU student leader Umar Khalid (L) during the 'Freedom of Expression Meet' organised on the occasion of first death anniversary of journalist Gauri Lankesh, in Bengaluru, Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018. PTI photo

New Kannada tabloid

New Kannada tabloid

Writers, thinkers and journalists release the copy of newly launched Kannada tabloid "Nyaya Patha" during the 'Freedom of Expression Meet', organised on the occasion of first death anniversary of Gauri Lankesh, in Bengaluru. PTI photo

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