What did Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin say on the release of Rajiv Gandhi’s killers?
Rajiv Gandhi Assassination CaseTamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to release six convicts in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. He said on Friday (November 11) that the Supreme Court’s decision in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has shown that governors should not put on hold the decisions of elected governments.
MK Stalin said, “This decision of the Supreme Court underscores that the governors should not put on hold the decisions and proposals of the elected governments.” Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and ruling DMK President MK Stalin termed the court’s decision as historic and said that his party had advocated the release of the convicts even though it was in the opposition.
,Appealed to the Center
Chief Minister MK Stalin said after coming to power in the state last year, his government urged the Center to release him, wrote to then President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and supported the legal battle fought to get him released. did. Stalin said the governor (Banwarilal Purohit and later RN Ravi) had put on hold the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release the convicts (taken during the AIADMK government in 2018).
He said that his party’s government continuously put pressure on the Raj Bhavan to allow the release of the convicts. On the other hand, the Supreme Court’s decision to release the six convicts, including Nalini, in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was described as joyful by her (Nalini’s) lawyer P. Pugalenthi on Friday (November 11).
What did Congress say?
Congress has criticized the Supreme Court’s decision to prematurely release Nalini Sriharan and RP Ravichandran, who are serving life sentences in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, saying it is completely unacceptable and wrong. Party general secretary Jairam Ramesh also alleged that the court has not acted in accordance with the spirit of India. “The court’s decision to free the killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is wrong,” he said in a statement.
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