Bengaluru, Sep 06, 2017 : Senior journalist Gouri Lankesh was gunned down by unidentified assailants. Her body was laid to rest with state honours .Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, JD (S) MLA B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan, multi-lingual actor Prakash Raj, playwrights, theatre personalities, journalists and social activists were present.
Besides, a large number of people thronged the TR Mill crematorium to pay their last respect to Gauri. Rains washing away their tears.
As the body was laid to rest in the Lingayat burial ground in the crematorium, slogans like ’Gauri Lankesh Amar Rahe’ and ’Gauri Lankesh Zindabad’ filled the air.
The killing has drawn widespread condemnation.