Mercy Petitions rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee

Mercy Petitions rejected by Prez Pranab Mukherjee Sri Pranab Mukherjee took oath as President of India on 25th July 2012. The number of Mercy Petitions rejected by him since 25 July 2012- 20 July 2017 is 30! According to 72 of the Constitution of India, the President can grant pardon, and suspend, remit or commute a sentence of death. However, the President does not exercise this power on his own — he has to act on the advice of the Council of Ministers. Mostly on the opinion of Prime Minister,…

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