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Jharkhand polls: Rajnath Singh forced to skip election rally as pilot fails to locate landing strip

PTI 27 Nov 2014, 13:28:42 PM IST
PTI

Jamshedpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had to skip an election meeting in West Singhbhum district's Badajamda township today as the pilot of his chopper failed to locate the landing strip, a government official said.

Sub-divisional Police Officer Santosh Kumar Sinha said the pilot, taking off from Majhgaon in West Singhbhum district, headed for Bagbera, near Jamshedpur, where he is scheduled to address a poll meeting, after failing to land.  The chopper's pilot failed to locate the landing strip, he said.

BJP's West Singhbhum district president Sanju Pandey said the party had informed the district administration about the proposed venue of the meeting.