Yogi Adityanath: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s helicopter had to make an emergency landing soon after a bird took off in Varanasi this morning, officials said.
The Chief Minister later went to Lucknow by another plane.
A bird collided with its window after the Lucknow-bound helicopter took off, officials said. Thereafter, the pilot requested an emergency landing and the helicopter returned safely to the Police Lines ground in Varanasi.
He said there was no report of any injuries.
District Magistrate Kaushalraj Sharma said, “After taking off from here (Varanasi) to Lucknow, a bird collided with the Chief Minister’s helicopter, after which it had to land here.”
Officials said that Yogi Adityanath, who came to Varanasi on Saturday, visited the city’s Kashi Vishwanath temple and also held a review meeting.
Initial inputs suggest that the Chief Minister is back at the Circuit House. Now he will leave for Lucknow by government plane.
“After taking off from here (Varanasi) to Lucknow, a bird collided with the CM’s helicopter, after which it had to land here,” news agency PTI quoted District Magistrate Kaushalraj Sharma as saying.
The CM had come to Varanasi on Saturday and apart from reviewing the development works and law and order had paid obeisance at Kashi Vishwanath temple. After staying in Varanasi one night, he was leaving for Lucknow on Sunday morning.
Earlier on Saturday, Adityanath distributed online rural housing rights documents to 11 lakh families under the Swamitva scheme in Lucknow. In a function organized in the auditorium of Lok Bhavan, Adityanath distributed documents and stressed on creating a self-reliant state.
He said that about 2.5 crore people living in the villages of UP will get these certificates by October next year.
The Chief Minister said that 34 lakh people have already benefited from the scheme, the survey of land by drones in 1,10,300 revenue villages of the state will be completed by August, which will speed up the distribution of certificates to more people, an official release said. Stated in.
Expressing gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching the rural housing record scheme across the country two years ago, Adityanath said it would help strengthen the rural economy and encourage villagers to become self-reliant in the long run.