Under which article of the constitution, did the Supreme Court order the release of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case convicts A G Perarivalan?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option D
The Supreme Court Bench of Justices invoked the extraordinary power conferred on the court under Article 142 of the Constitution, to order the release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict A G Perarivalan.
The Apex court cited the inordinate delay and lack of decision-making by the Tamil Nadu Governor in pardoning Perarivalan under Article 161 of the Constitution.
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