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PM enquires about Arunachal CM

delhi Updated: Apr 30, 2011 21:08 IST

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday spoke to Arunachal governor J J Singh and enquired about chief minister Dorjee Khandu after a helicopter carrying him and four others went missing.

Soon after his return from Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh where he attended a rally, the Prime Minister was briefed by National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon about the search operations being carried out on either side of India-Bhutan border.

The Prime Minister has spoken to the Arunachal Pradesh Governor and enquired about the chief minister, Prime Minister's Media Advisor Harish Khare said.

A helicopter carrying Khandu and four others went missing this morning shortly after take-off from Tawang, giving rise to apprehensions about their fate with search operations yielding no results so far.