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Nalini gets back 'A' class facility in prison

'A' class facility in prison for Nalini, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was on Thursday restored by the Additional Special Judge court for TADA cases in Chennai.

india Updated: Sep 04, 2009 01:38 IST

'A' class facility in prison for Nalini, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was on Thursday restored by the Additional Special Judge court for TADA cases in Chennai.

Nalini had enjoyed the facility till the end of January 1998.

In her petition seeking restoration of the facility, Nalini, whose death sentence was commuted to life following intervention by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, said that based on her educational qualification (MA) she enjoyed 'A' class facility from January 1992 till January 28, 1998, the day when the TADA court pronounced its verdict in the case.

Nalini, lodged in the Vellore Central Prison, said in addition to her MA degree, she had also done MCA and a few certificate courses through the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

She had sought restoration of the facility based on her education.