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Gauri Lankesh was the definitive activist-journalist, someone whose head and heart worked as one to encompass her life. Gathered here is a selection from Gauri’s writings, spanning languages, publications and the length of her career. It flags the unfinished work and uphill struggles that remain her legacy, but also preserves her companionable voice for us to cherish, a talisman and inspiration. She was taken away from us in the middle of life, of living busily, large-heartedly, and with a clear gaze on the world – the qualities that animate this collection.
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About the Contributors
Gauri Lankesh (1962–2017) was the editor of Gauri Lankesh Patrike. Starting her career as an English language print journalist, she worked for the Times of India and Sunday magazine, and was chief of bureau, ETV News, New Delhi, in the 1990s. In 2000, after her father P. Lankesh’s death, she took over the editorship of Lankesh Patrike, the weekly tabloid that he had founded in 1980. She became a recognizable figure in the social movements of Karnataka after joining the Karnataka Communal Harmony Forum in 2003. The Forum countered the Sangh parivar’s campaign to take over the syncretic dargah at Bababudangiri in Chikmagalur district. As an activist and journalist, she stood at the forefront of several struggles for justice, equality and love. She was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru on 5 September 2017 by unidentified gunmen.
Chandan Gowda teaches Sociology at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. He has translated U.R. Ananthamurthy’s Bara (OUP, 2016) and edited Theatres of Democracy: Selected Essays of Shiv Visvananthan (HarperCollins, 2016).
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