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Major News and Events of 21 February 2017

What Happened on 21 February 2017


BMC Election 2017: B-Town Celebrities Cast their Votes

As per reports, actresses Anushka Sharma and Rekha were seen casting their votes for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections on Tuesday. Anushka Sharma even shared her picture on Instagram showing her inked finger. Other Bollywood celebrities are also expected to cast their votes as a duty towards the country & its progress.

Sasikala's Lawyers Trying to Transfer her to Chennai Jail

As per reports, AIADMK general secretary Sasikala's lawyers are trying to get her transferred to Chennai's Puzhal Central Prison from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara jail. According to procedures, her lawyers would be required to apply either to the superintendent of Parappana Agrahara jail or they will have to approach the Karnataka law minister.

Reports also say that the law ministry will be considering the legal options.

Conviction of Sasikala and her relatives J Ilavarasi and V N Sudhakara on charges of the disproportionate assets case was upheld by the Supreme Court on 14 February.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...



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