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Miffed star wrestler Bajrang Punia meets Sports Minister, hopeful he'll be considered for Khel Ratna
The wrestler, who won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, said if he doesn't get a favourable reply by evening, he will be forced to knock the doors of Court to get justice.
A 25-year-old man climbed up a mobile phone tower and threatened to jump off, demanding the release of seven convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
Kohli, the world's No.1 Test batsman as per the ICC rankings, has been in stupendous form in the past three years though he missed out of the top award despite nominations in 2016 and 2017.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia threatens to move court after Khel Ratna snub, to meet Sports Minister tomorrow
Bajrang was nominated for the Khel Ratna by the Wrestling Federation of India following his twin gold medals at this year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Jakarta Asian Games.
Earlier this month, the court had asked the Governor to consider the mercy petition of A G Perarivalan, a convict in the assassination case.
The Forum For Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice on 21 May, 1991, comprising the family members of those who were killed, have sought an appointment with the Governor to represent their case
The Governor Banwarilal Purohit said a decision on the issue would be taken in a just and fair manner in accordance with the Constitution.
Accepting the award, SGK Kishore, CEO of GHIAL, said, “This award is a recognition of our relentless efforts towards service excellence and customer delight.
However, he expressed the hope that the Governor would give his nod for the release of the convicts.
The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu had on Sunday recommended to the governor to release the convicts, a move hailed by most political parties in the state.
Addressing media here on Monday, they said the Cabinet had recommended to the Governor to release the seven convicts, who had been wrongly punished in the assassination case.
Miffed over the proposed release of the killers of former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress slammed PM Modi and the Tamil Nadu government for playing politics over terrorism.
Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Governor will reject Tamil Nadu Government recommendation, says BJP leader Subramanian Swamy
Given Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's scholarly habit, he'll reject the recommendation, said Subramanian Swamy.
Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Convict Perarivalan's mother hails Tamil Nadu Government recommendation
The decision for the recommendation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit was made in a cabinet meeting led by Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami.
There are no legal restrictions on the release of Rajiv assassination case convicts, say legal experts.