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Kalam to meet Afzal's family

October 04, 2006 19:51 IST
Last Updated: October 04, 2006 20:02 IST

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President A P J Abdul Kalam will give personal hearing on Thursday to the family of Mohammed Afzal Guru, who is facing execution in the Parliament terror attack.

Rashtrapati Bhavan sources said that the meeting would take place at 1345 hours on Thursday.

Afzal's wife Tabassum, who submitted a clemency petition for her husband on Tuesday, had also requested for a personal hearing by the President.

Afzal's wife, his mother Ayesha Begum and his seven-year-old son Ghalib would be meeting the President along with lawyers Nandita Haksar and N D Panchauli.

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This is just too much. What if we ask the terrorists for clemency on innocent people and or other citizens of our country? Will they ...

Posted by Rahul

Sub: shameful act

The president is also acting like a politician by giving time to a terrorists family. There are more other important works for him, he should ...

Posted by Abhishek

Sub: Get rid of Afzal

Lord Krishna told Arjun to kill his relatives as they were wrong. He warned them not to pardon them or have any pity for them. ...

Posted by P Shah

Sub: 1984 killers and AFZAL

When the direct killers of 1984 riots have been spared, why is somebody like afzal who is a conspirator and not a direct killer being ...

Posted by kulmohan

Sub: President to meet Afsal's family

The President meeting the mercy seekers is OK in a democratic set up. but the family that seeks the Nation to spare the convicted person ...

Posted by S.Ramaswamy



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