30 years and more: Such a long journey for mercy

Banwarilal Purohit and Fathima Beevi, governors of Tamil Nadu 16 years apart, have one thing in common. They have taken their power of pardon too seriously, without adhering to the law. The mercy plea of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts have been presented before them and both have disregarded it.

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