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Flight carrying Shinde, Rahul diverted to Lucknow

PTI  Lucknow, July 25, 2013
First Published: 17:45 IST(25/7/2013) | Last Updated: 17:46 IST(25/7/2013)

A flight carrying Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi from Raebareli to New Delhi was diverted to Lucknow following inclement weather in the national capital.


Shinde, Gandhi and minister of state for home RPN Singh were returning to Delhi after attending the foundation stone laying ceremony of a recruits training centre of the CRPF in Amethi.

"The Flight was divered to Lucknow due to inclement weather in New Delhi," airport sources said in Lucknow.

The flight had taken off from Furstganj airport in Raebareli.

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