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All you Need to Know about The SC on TN Referral of Perarivalan's Petition to the President

  • On Wednesday, April 27, the Supreme Court chastised Tamil Nadu governor R.N. Ravi for referring A.G. Perarivalan's remission petition to the President.

  • Perarivalan is one of seven people convicted in the killing of Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India.

  • Ravi had referred the petition to the President, claiming that he had the appropriate authority to make a decision on the subject, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

  • In 1991, Perarivalan was convicted to death for his role in Gandhi's assassination plot.