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The petition filed in 2014 against the TN government’s decision to remit the life sentences of the seven convicts is still pending before SC.
It further claimed that the pre-planned murder of Rajiv Gandhi is the result of a conspiracy motivated by the purpose of dismantling the strong relationship between the Indian government and the LTTE'
Dr S Ramadoss, PMK founder, has said that the Governor should take steps to release the seven convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case immediately.
Petitioner P Rajeswari, mother of Ravi alias Ravichandran, submitted that her son was arrested on January 1,1992 in connection with the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
Arputhammal, the mother of Perarivalan alias Arivu, said she met Governor Purohit at the Raj Bhavan here and presented a petition and exuded confidence he will accept her demand.
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.
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 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.
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu political leaders welcome Supreme Court order on Perarivalan
DMK President MK Stalin said CM Palaniswami should immediately call a cabinet meeting and decide to release the seven convicts.