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Correct Option is President

Articles 153 to 167 in Part VI of the Constitution deal with state executive. The state executive consists of the governor, the chief minister, the council of ministers and the advocate general of the state. Article 161 Power of the Governor to grant pardons and others 1.He can pardon, reprieve, respite, remit, suspend or commute the punishment or sentence of any person convicted of any offence against a state law. 2.He cannot pardon a death sentence even if a state law prescribes for death sentence, the power to grant pardon lies with the President and not the governor.Governor can suspend, remit or commute a death sentence. 3.He does not possess any such power to grant pardon, reprieve, respite, suspension, remission or commutation in respect to punishment or sentence by a court martial(Only President). Hence Option(a) is correct.

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