Bad weather in Delhi forces Prime Minister’s flight to land in Jaipur

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jaipur
  • Updated: May 30, 2016 11:23 IST
File Photo of Narendra Modi. (Reuters Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flight was diverted from Delhi to Sanganer airport in Jaipur on Sunday night due to bad weather in the national capital.

The plane with the Prime Minister on board landed in Jaipur at around 9:21pm and would take off shortly once the weather is clear. Prime Minister was on his way to Delhi from Karnataka.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and state BJP president Ashok Parnami reached airport to receive Modi.

The Prime Minister’s plane departed for Delhi at 11.22 pm.

Modi stayed inside plane for the entire duration. He met CM Raje, state BJP president Ashok Parnami and BJP national general secretary Bhupendra Yadav on board the plane.

In anticipation of his stay arrangements had been made at the Governor house. Necessary traffic arrangements had also been made from Airport to governor house in Civil Lines area.

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