Playing politics: decision to release Rajiv Gandhi's assassins

Sudhir, Abhishek (2014) Playing politics: decision to release Rajiv Gandhi's assassins. Economics and Political Weekly, 49 (14). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2349-8846

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Outraged by Jayalalithaa’s decision to release former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins on the eve of general elections, the Congress-led central government has challenged the order in the Supreme Court. Looking beyond political reasons underlying the Tamil Nadu government’s decision, the key question to ask is whether the chief minister has the power to release the convicts without the approval of the central government.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Politics | Tamil Nadu | Rajiv Gandhi | Murder Trial
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Gena Veineithem
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2022 10:40
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2022 15:45
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