Adopting the language of 12th century vachanas, S. Anand has a dialogue with Gauri Lankesh. He tells her how wolves whistle over the stilled lioness.
“I want to salute all those who expose fake news. I wish there were more of them.”
Gauri Lankesh, and others like her, will not be left alone to keep on articulating their dissent. After all, it is the untamed individual voice that is found to be particularly irritating.
Gauri Lankesh was the victim of the same ideology that claimed the lives of other rationalists. Handing over her case to a ‘caged parrot’ like the CBI would be dangerous.
“The silencing of a journalist in this manner has dangerous portents for democracy.”
Legislators have no business to sit in judgement on journalists and it is high time they are stripped of their special privileges.
Because of leaders and texts being dispersed across the country, much of the original Lingayat teaching was lost for centuries, giving rise to various confusions.
Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was recently found guilty of defaming two BJP members and believes that her publication was targeted because of her politics.