Civics

The power to granny pardon given to the President of India under Article $$72$$ of Constitution can be exercised _____________________.


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Only after the trail and on the sentence of conviction


SOLUTION
Article 72 of the Constitution of India empowers the President to grant pardons to persons who have been tried and convicted of any offence in all cases where the:
1. Punishment or sentence is for an offence against a union law;
2. Punishment or sentence is by a court martial;
3. Sentence is sentence of death.
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