Ramadoss said despite the recent judgment of the SC, it was very difficult to comprehend the rationale behind the governor’s indecisiveness in the issue regarding the release of the seven Tamils.
There were no legal restrictions to release the convicts and the Governor has "independent powers" on the matter, the PMK leader noted.
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini's right to appear in person to argue plea cannot be denied, says Madras HC
The government advocate submitted he would like to get instructions in connection with the security arrangements to be made.
The counsel told the judges that the State government expected the Governor to pass an order within two weeks on the Cabinet’s recommendation to release the seven convicts.
The Palaniswami-led state cabinet in September 2019 had adopted a resolution recommending release of the seven to Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is yet to decide on the matter.
The social media post of Hanumantharaju shared by BJP to the media shows the picture of Godse and a vessel that supposedly contains his ashes decorated with flowers next to it.
Earlier this month, he was slapped by a man during a roadshow in Delhi's Moti Nagar area on Saturday.
I take pride in being called an anti-national when Gandhi's killer is hailed as nationalist: Mehbooba Mufti
The BJP should be ashamed for endorsing a candidate who praised Bapu's assassin, the PDP president said.
She said she made the comments on the spur of moment to a question linked to "saffron terror" and claimed that the media twisted them.
Police in Aravakurichi in Karur district have registered a case against the actor based on a complaint filed by a right-wing activist.
CPI leader D Raja said that BJP distancing itself from Thakur's comments shows its duplicity.
Filing the petition before the Madras High Court, Kamal said his speech was about Nathuram Godse only and not about Hindus as a whole.
The remarks drew condemnation from BJP and the AIADMK, although Haasan found support in Congress and Dravidar Kazhagam.
Will urge Governor to release Rajiv assasination case convicts: Tamil Nadu deputy CM O Panneerselvam
State Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar said the government was confident Purohit would take a good decision at the appropriate time.