Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court of India, the ‘rarest of rare’

In which one of the following judgments of the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court of India, the ‘rarest of rare’ principle in the award of death penalty was first laid down?
(a) Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab (1980)
(b) Gopalanachari v. State of Kerala (1980)
(c) Dr. Upendra Baxi v. State of UP (1983)
(d) Tukaram v. State of Maharashtra (1979)

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 16th February 2016 in Constitution of India.
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    Answer:  (a) Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab (1980) 

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 16th February 2016.
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