Gauri Lankesh posthumously honoured with Anna Politkovskaya Award

 

Journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh has been posthumously accorded with the prestigious Anna Politkovskaya Award, instituted by Reach All Women (RAW) in War.

Journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on 5thSeptember 2017. She was a critic of right-wing Hindu extremism, campaigner for women’s rights, rights of Dalits etc. Gauri is the 12th woman to receive this prestigious award.

Gauri was awarded with Periyar Award posthumously by the Thinkers Forum on September 17 in Bengaluru.