Narrow escape for Madhya Pradesh chief ministerApril 11th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a narrow escape Saturday when the helicopter in which he was travelling landed safely after developing a technical problem, an official said.
The chopper made an unscheduled landing at Paudeeptaur village, 14 km from Satna district headquarters, which is about 450 km from Bhopal.
“Chouhan was en route to Rampur to address a poll meeting in support of Satna parliamentary constituency’s BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) candidate Ganesh Singh, in the afternoon, when the problem occurred. However, the chopper landed safely and the chief minister then proceeded to Rampur by road,” Satna District Collector Sukhbeer Singh told IANS on telephone.