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Chattisgarh CM Raman Singh's chopper lands in wrong village

A Chopper With Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh On Board Landed In A Different Village On Tuesday Whereas It Was To Arrive At Another Village With The Same Name In Raigarh District, Said Police.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 02 May 2017, 09:45:35 PM
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh (file photo)

New Delhi:

A chopper with Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on board landed in a different village on Tuesday whereas it was to arrive at another village with the same name in Raigarh district, said police.

According to local police official, the pilot probably mistook the venue where the chief minister was to visit under his government's 'Lok SuraajAbhiyaan' and landed in Linjir village of Pusaur development block. 

As per schedule, the chopper was to land at Linjir village in Baramkela development block of the same district, he said, adding that prima face, the goof up happened because of the two villages having the same name.

The pilot was immediately informed about the mistake and the chopper took off for the destined village, located nearby, around 20 minutes after landing at around 12:36 pm, he said.

Officials and security personnel of the chief minister were also on board the chopper.
On receiving information, the Station House Officer (SHO) Deepak Paswan and Janpad Panchayat CEO NL Patel reached the spot, he said. 

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First Published : 02 May 2017, 09:42:00 PM

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