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MP alleges Jet Airways flt departed without taking him onboard

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

MP Raju Shetti, leader of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna which is an ally of BJP, today alleged that the flight which he was suppose to board left for without taking him onboard.

Shetti also claimed that he was forced to shell out an additional Rs 2,000 for an alternative flight.

"I was at T2 (terminal 2) of airport for my morning flight to It was necessary for me to board the flight. I was waiting at the lounge with my boarding pass.

"After sometime I realised that the boarding doors are closed. When I enquired, I was told that my flight had taken off," Shetti claimed.

did not respond to the queries sent by PTI on the issue.

Shetti alleged that, "Surprisingly, knew that I was travelling and despite being a people's representative, no one informed me about the boarding doors being closed. When I asked for a ticket on the next flight, I received a rude response."

"I had to pay Rs 2,000 extra when it was not even my fault. I am going to raise this issue before the Ministry of Civil Aviation," said the MP from Hatkanangle constituency in Kolhapur.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 17:13 IST