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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: TN Cabinet decision represents people's aspiration

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

D Jayakumar on Wednesday said that the state cabinet's decision to recommend the release all the seven convicts in the former prime Gandhi assassination case represents the aspirations of the people.

Addressing the media, Jayakumar said, "The decision of Cabinet represents aspirations of the people of so we definitely believe that government will take a good decision in coming days."

On September 9, Cabinet, led by Chief recommended the release of all the seven convicts in the case to

All the seven convicts - Nalini, Perarivalan, Murugan, Santhan, Robert Pious, Jayakumar and Ravichandran are serving life terms and had been in jail for the last 27 years.

In May 1991, Gandhi was assassinated by a suspected (LTTE) suicide bomber, during an election rally in Sriperumbudur.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:12 IST