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Important events in April 2019


ISRO launches the country’s first electronic surveillance satellite, EMISAT, from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
    Sensex breaches the 39,000 mark for the first time ever, before ending the day at 38,871,87.

April. 5:

Chennai Central Railway Station is renamed as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. MGR Central Railway Station.

April 8:

The Madras High Court quashes the land acquisition notification issued in 2018 for the 10,000 crore, eight-Lane Chennai Salem Greenfield Expressway.

April 10:

The supreme court rejects the centre’s plea to declare the Refale jets purchase documents a secret, while upholding the right of freedom of speech of the Hindu publish in defence paper in a series of articles since in February 2019.

April 11:

Three people are killed, and 15 EVMs damaged in violence during the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in 91 seats across 18 states and two Union Territories  and the assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.

April 16:

Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, son of former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh N.D.Tiwari is brought dead  to Max Hospital in Saket, New Delhi.

April 17:

Jet Airways announces  suspension of all its International and Domestic flights.

April 18:

A 67% turnout is registered in the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls in 95 seats across 11 States and the Union Territory of Puducherry. Tamil Nadu record 71.8 person turnout in the Lok Sabha polls and seventyone percent voting in bypolls to 18 Assembly seats.

April 19:

A  former Supreme Court employee writes to 22 Supreme Court judges accusing the CJI Rajan Gogoi of making sexual advances toward her. The alleged incident  took place on October 11,2018.

April 23:

The third phase of Lok Sabha polls in 116 seats spread across the 13 States and two Union Territories records 65.97% voting.
     A three-members committee of Supreme Court judge led by justice S.A.Bobde to hear changes against the CJI.
      A Supreme Court orders Gujarat to ₹50 lakh  to 2002 communal riots victim Bilkis Yakub Rasool and given her government job.

April 24:

Apoorva Shukla, wife of Rohit Shekhar Tiwari arrested for allegedly strangling him after a quarrel.

April 29:

The fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls covering 71 seats across 9 nine States record more than 64% turnout.

April 30:

The Madras High court rules that the LT. Governor of Puducherry cannot intervence with the day-to-day running of the union Territory.

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