[AG Perarivalan] 5 takeaways from Supreme Court judgment on Governor's power to grant remission

The Supreme Court ordered the release of AG Perarivalan, the convict in the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, after noting there was considerable delay by the Governor in deciding remission plea under Article 161.
,Justice BR Gavai, Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice AS Bopanna
,Justice BR Gavai, Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice AS Bopanna

While ordering the release of AG Perarvalan, a convict in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Supreme Court made some pertinent observations regarding the power of the Governor to refer a remission recommendation of the State Cabinet to the President of India.

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