With reference to the procedure of the Mercy petitions in India, consider the following statements:

  1. A mercy petition can be filed only by Indian Citizens
  2. There is no time limit for the president to respond on the mercy petition
  3. The mercy petition is subject to Judicial Review
  4. In India, the only authority to decide on mercy petitions is the President

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3 are correct
[C] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4 are correct
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