Will decide on allowing parole to Perarivalan: Palaniswami

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Chennai, July 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Saturday said the government would take a decision on allowing parole to A.G. Perarivalan, one of those convicted for former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination.

Responding to the plea made by several lawmakers, Palaniswami told the assembly that the matter is under the government’s consideration.

He said the government would take into consideration the feelings of all concerned and take a decision.

Perarivalan and six other convicts have been in prison since 1991, the year a woman Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up and killed Gandhi at an election rally near Chennai.

–IANS

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