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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Ravichandran went to the Viduthalai Chiruthigal Katchi (VCK) party head office on Monday and was welcomed by the party President.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Congress MP K C Venugopal on Thursday termed the Central government's decision to file a review petition in the Supreme Court against the November 11 order allowing the release of six convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case as "belated wisdom dawning".
On November 11, the Supreme Court ordered the release of six convicts including Nalini Sriharan and RP Ravichandran, who were serving life imprisonment in connection with the assassination in the case.
Nalini also distanced herself from the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and said that she can't accept that she was named in the case.
Nalini Sriharan, one of the six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on Sunday said that Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met her in the jail and questioned her about the killing of her father Rajiv Gandhi.
Speaking to ANI after his release from Madurai Central Prison, Ravichandran said, "The people of north India should see us as victims instead of terrorists or killers. Time and power determine who is a terrorist or a freedom fighter but time will judge us as innocent, even if we bear the
Sriharan, who is the longest-serving woman prisoner serving a life sentence in the country, was released from the Vellore jail on Saturday following an order from the Supreme Court on Friday, freeing all six convicts, including RP Ravichandran, in the case.
Visuals on social media saw Nalini, the longest serving woman prisoner in India at 31 years, being taken to complete her release formalities at Vellore jail.
A day after the Supreme Court set free all the six convicts serving life terms for the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, Police took assassin Nalini Sriharan to the Katpadi Police Station in Tamil Nadu's Vellore.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Nalini Sriharan and five others were serving life sentence terms in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. They were set free by the SC on the grounds of having good conduct in jail.
Criticizing the Supreme Court's decision of releasing the remaining killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi from prison, the Congress on Friday called the verdict "totally unacceptable and completely erroneous."
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release of six convicts including Nalini Sriharan and RP Ravichandran, serving life imprisonment in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.