New Delhi: DMK today sought an "immediate" response from the Centre on Tamil Nadu government's request for the release of seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
"State Government of Tamil Nadu has written a letter to the Home Secretary, requesting him for the release, which the State Government has remitted.
New Delhi, March 3 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government is examining the letter of the Tamil Nadu Government with regard to the release of convicts involved in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, adding that the Supreme Court has convicted the accused and it is the government's moral and constitutional responsibility to go by the court's ruling.
New Delhi, Mar. 3 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday quoted Rajiv Gandhi to hit out at the Opposition over repeated disruptions in Parliament, saying the House is a forum where the government is questioned and allowed to give its account.
"Debate will be more fruitful if procedure is followed, these are not my words, this was said by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi," he said.