Just who was this Laxmanananda Saraswati, the VHP leader who was recently murdered? He was variously reported as an 84 year old monk and a VHP leader. But none of the papers ever carried any picture of his, not even a file picture. Surely not in Bangalore and surely not on the net.
Friday, September 19, 2008
Even today, a search of him does not give you a picture. But our papers routinely carry pictures of people who are shot dead or killed. Why, they even carry pictures of terrorists families. So, what about this seer or his group? No picture at all? Why? Because photographs evoke sympathy? Balanced reporting anybody?
Heres a link...