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Haridwar: Arun Jaitley slips while boarding helicopter, no major injuries

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley slipped while boarding a helicopter in Haridwar on Sunday.

india Updated: Mar 12, 2017 18:44 IST
HT Correspondent
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley greets supporters and party workers in New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley slipped while boarding a helicopter in Haridwar on Sunday but no major injuries were reported.

Jaitley was leaving for Delhi when he slipped from the chopper’s ladder. He was immediately helped by the staff and security personnel and given first aid.

“The minister fell from the helicopter ladder and he was hurt in the head and ankled. The doctor at the spot treated him and Jaitley rested for about 15 minutes before boarding the chopper again,” Manikant Mishra, superintendent police (rural) told HT.

Jaitely was visiting Haridwar to inaugurate Ramdev’s new yoga facility Patanjali. Ramdev and Balkrishna, managing director of Patanjali, were present at the helipad during the incident.

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