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MP: Stone on airstrip stirs security scare for Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Published : Apr 28, 2019, 5:48 am IST
Updated : Apr 28, 2019, 5:48 am IST

Mr Chouhan was flying to Chhindwara from Bhopal in the helicopter to attend meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Photo: PTI)
 Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Photo: PTI)

Bhopal: A stone slab found lying on an airstrip in district headquarters of Chhindwara when the chopper carrying former chief minister and BJP national vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan landed there on Friday afternoon, had triggered concern on his security.

Mr Chouhan was flying to Chhindwara from Bhopal in the helicopter to attend meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He was shocked to find a big stone slab on the airstrip when his chopper landed there.

BJP had later raised the issue with the local administration.

However, the in-charge of the airstrip later clarified that the stone served as anchorage for choppers.

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Tags: shivraj singh chouhan, narendra modi