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Major News and Events of 24 April 2017

What Happened on 24 April 2017

Delhi Witnesses 54% Turnout in MCD Poll

As per reports, around 54% of eligible voters were seen to be present to cast their votes in the elections to the three municipal corporations in the national capital on Sunday.

As mentioned by the state election commissioner S.K. Srivastava, the entire electoral exercise went of peacefully.

The result of the election will be declared on 26 April.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti Meets PM Narendra Modi

As per reports, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti met prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday and discussed about the deteriorating situation in the state.

After the meeting, Mufti mentioned to the media that discussion over low voting percentage in the Srinagar bypolls took place with PM Modi. She also said that PM Modi assured that the policies laid down by former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayeeinorderto resolve the Kashmir issue will be followed.