Civics

# The power to grant pardons, reprieve or remissions of punishment under Article $72$ is exercised by the President of India ______________________.

on the advice of Council of Ministers

##### SOLUTION
Article 72 of the Constitution empowers the President to grant pardons. The power is to be exercised by the President on the advice of the Union Cabinet (Council of Ministers).

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