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Technical snag delays PM’s visit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Kokrajhar was delayed by a few hours when his helicopter returned midway from a flight on Saturday due to a technical problem. The Prime Minister's helicopter returned 15 minutes after take off from the Lokopriyo Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati. Sources confirmed that the chopper developed a technical snag. But the details would be confirmed by the PMO only.


At around 12-30, Dr Singh left Lokopriyo Gopinath International Airport for Kokrajhar by another helicopter accompanied by Assam governor J B Patnaik, chief minister Tarun Gogoi, AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh, Assam Pradesh congress committee president Bhubaneswar Kalita.

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