The dismissal of the present writ petition will have no bearing on the pendency of the recommendation with the Governor who is free to exercise his powers vested under the Constitution.They said, “in the present case the state government had overlooked the above proposition for narrow political gain and in one stroke ordered for release of Rajiv assassins.Abbas, John Joseph, America V.

The petition they were constrained China Pump bearings to move the apex court in the backdrop of the action of Tamil Nadu government in ordering the release of seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Ramasugandam in a writ petition challenged the constitutional validity and applicability of power of pardons, reprieves, respites or remission of punishment or to suspend, remit or commutation of the sentence under, Sections 432, 433, 435 and the limitation of section 433A of the Cr.