Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the homicide a month in the past of journalist Gauri Lankesh is why famous southern actor Prakash Raj says he needs to return his 5 nationwide awards.Gauri Lankesh, a critic of right-wing ideology and a fierce advocate of secularism, was shot as she returned dwelling early in September from her workplace in Bengaluru. The 55-year-old printed a weekly paper.
No person has been arrested but; the killer is seen carrying a helmet on safety cameras at her dwelling.After her homicide, some Twitter customers abused her for her leftist beliefs and celebrated her killing. PM Modi follows a few of these accounts. Ms Lankesh’s homicide and the invective in opposition to her triggered nationwide protests which alleged that her killing proves an intolerance of dissent.
“A few of these celebrating this ghastly episode are being adopted by none apart from Mr Modi himself. That is what worries me, the place is our nation headed to?” Prakash Raj stated yesterday in Bengaluru, in accordance with The Deccan Chronicle. He started his profession in Kannada movies however has acted in Tamil and Malayalam films too.
BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli, nonetheless, stated that Prakash Raj ought to goal his anger on the Congress as a result of it runs Karnataka. “It’s a case of misplaced priorities as a result of what this gentleman ought to have finished is definitely ask the query to the Congress authorities of the state as a result of the police comes underneath the state. Why have not they discovered the killers?” Mr Kohli stated to information company ANI.The 52-year-old was a detailed buddy of Ms Lankesh, reported the Hindustan Occasions.
Completely different newspapers stated that he then stated that the PM’s habits is like an actor attempting to please his followers. “He’s attempting to turn out to be an even bigger actor than me,” Prakash Raj reportedly stated.