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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat's chopper makes precautionary landing in Rishikesh

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 9:08pm IST | Place: Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) | Agency: PTI

  • Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat

A chopper carrying Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat had to make a precautionary landing here today due to bad weather.

The chopper, in which the Chief Minister was returning to Dehradun, had to make a sudden landing at Ved Niketan Swargashram, as it became overcast and a strong wind began to blow towards evening, an official said here.

The landing was done as a precautionary measure as the weather suddenly turned bad, he said.

However, after a 20 minute-halt at Ved Niketan, the chopper left for the state capital Dehradun, he said. 

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