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Rajiv Gandhi case accused ends fast

December 22, 2005 22:09 IST

Murugan, who has been sentenced to death for the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, on Thursday, ended his fast over refusal of visa to his daughter to enter India from Sri Lanka, at the Central Prison in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, Jail Superintendent R Ramachandran told UNI.

He had been on fast since December 15.

His daughter Arithra, who is a Sri Lankan citizen, will now be able to meet her parents Murugan and Nalini, who is also serving a life sentence in the same case in the Special Prison for Women in Vellore.

According to Ramachandran, Murugan broke his fast following a call from Nalini's Chennai-based brother Bhagyanathan, that the authorities had given an assurance to issue the visa.


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