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  • No reference has been made to centre for release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit denied Saturday reports in a section of media that he had forwarded to the Centre the state government’s recommendation to release all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Governor said a decision on the issue would be taken in a “just and fair manner” in accordance with the Constitution. “A section of media has been reporting that in the matter of the release of

  • Rajiv Gandhi killers: Tamil Nadu Cabinet recommends their release

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday resolved to recommend to the Governor the release of seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case using its powers under Article 161 of the Constitution. The development comes against the backdrop of the Supreme Court recently conveying that the mercy application of Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts, could be examined by the