Tripura journalists, intellectuals protest Gauri Lankesh’s killing

Tripura journalists, intellectuals protest Gauri Lankesh’s killing

Journalists, academicians, writers, poets, artists and social workers took out a rally here on Saturday to protest against the brutal killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. She was shot multiple times by unknown miscreants outside her residence in Bengaluru on September 5.

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, Tripura Board of Secondary Education President Mihir Deb, Agartala Press Club President Satyabrata Chakraborty and veteran journalist Gautam Das were among those taking part in the protest march that went around the capital city.

Various organisations including Agartala Press Club jointly organised the protest rally.

Different other organisations including NGOs and students have also organised separate protest demonstrations and rallies in different parts of Tripura since Wednesday.

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