April 16: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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NH Photo
NH Photo
A Congress supporter showing his painted body at the Congress rally in kerala.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Congress supporters raise pro-party slogans during an election rally attended by Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anantnag parlimentary candidate Ghulam Ahmad Mir, in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party in presence of SP leader Dimple Yadav ahead of second phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Lucknow.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh files his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Actor-turned-politician and Congress leader Khushboo Sundar interacts with a girl during an election campaign for the party president Rahul Gandhi, ahead of Lok Sabha polls, in Wayanad.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Congress candidate from Supaul, Ranjeet Ranjan, during her election campaign for the Lok Sabha elections, in Supaul.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Passersby look at a huge thermocol-based elephant, BSP’s party symbol, installed on a vehicle on the last day of the election campaign, in Chamarajanagar district.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Congress candidate Subodh Kant Sahay shows the victory sign after filing nomination papers for Lok Sabha polls, ahead of his elections rally, in Ranchi.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Tamil Nadu’s lone transgender candidate M Radha poses with the supporters as she appeals for votes from South Chennai constituency for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Chennai.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
A group of bureaucrats & defence officers after submitting a representation to the President to counter the open letter sent to him by a group of retired civil servants on the conduct of the Election Commission in implementing the Model Code of Conduct, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Polling officials leave a distribution centre, ahead of the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at Diphu, in Karbi Anglong district.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Poll officials demonstrate the functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during a training programme for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, in Prayagraj(Allahabad).

Photo by Vipin
Photo by Vipin
HS phoolka after meeting The Election Commission at Nirvachan Sadan, New Delhi
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Railway employees and commuters commemorate the 166th year of Indian Railways, in Thane. On April 16, 1853, the first passenger train of Indian Railways ran between Bori Bunder (Mumbai CSMT) and Thane. 

Photo IANS
Photo IANS
A fire engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris, capital of France. The fire at the Notre Dame on Monday afternoon destroyed the spire of the 850-year-old historical cathedral. 
Photo IANS
Photo IANS
Flames and smoke rise as the spire on the Notre Dame Cathedral collapses during a fire in Paris.

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