In a spontaneous outpouring of grief, anger and disbelief, protests erupted across the country against the assassination of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh. Lankesh was shot dead at point-blank range at her home yesterday.
Candlelight vigils were held in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and in Kolkata, where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee participated.
Protests were held in Gauri Lankesh’s home town Bengaluru from yesterday night itself.
Protests took place in most cities and towns across the country.
Here are a few photographs of the protests that happened today.