Current Affairs Question - 10 November 2020

National Polity & Governance

Pardoning Powers Of The Governor

Consider the following statements with reference to the pardoning power of the Governor:

  1. Article 161 deals with the Pardoning Power of the Governor.
  2. The Governor cannot Pardon a Death Sentence but the President can Pardon a Death Sentence.
  3. The Governor can only suspend, remit or commute a death sentence.
  4. The Governor can grant pardon, reprieve, respite, suspension, remission or commutation in respect to punishment or sentence by a court-martial.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 4