Massive #IAmGauri protest in Bangalore

Sainath with Jignesh Mewani #IAmGauri rally in Bangalore
Sainath with Jignesh Mewani #IAmGauri rally in Bangalore

Sainath spoke at the #IAmGauri rally in Bangalore. He referred to the CPJ report which points out that 40 journalists have been murdered — 23 of them in direct retaliation of their work — since 1992. Most of these have been rural journalists and almost all wrote in Indian languages.

Sainath drew attention to another pattern:

“In BJP ruling states, it’s mob violence. In Congress ruled states, it’s assassination. In non-Congress, non-BJP states, it’s communal violence.”

 

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  1. Very aptly put

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