Gauri Lankesh, also an activist, was shot to death by unidentified persons near her residential gate at Bengaluru.
The placards read “We journalists do not work to be killed,” “Stop killing journalist,” “We strongly condemn killing of Gauri Lankesh” and “Stop killing journalist.”
On the sidelines of the protest, AMWJU president Wangkhemcha Samjai said, “We condemn killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh.”
He said Manipur has also witnessed such killings and termed the incident of Gauri Lankesh a direct challenge to the freedom of press.
Samjai appealed to all concerned no to repeat such violent incidents in future.