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Modi makes brief stopover at Raipur airport on way to Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

on Tuesday made a brief stopover at the airport here in before proceeding on a campaign tour of the neighbouring Odisha.

arrived at the in Raipur around 10.05 am by a special aircraft and was there for a few minutes before he headed for Kalahandi in Odisha, a state BJP said.

He was welcomed by Chhattisgarh's former chief minister and BJP national vice-president Raman Singh, of Opposition in the Assembly Dharamlal Kaushik, former state minister Rajesh Munat, and other party leaders, he said.

The later left for Kalahandi around 10.10 am by a helicopter of the Indian Air Force, he said.

While returning from Odisha later in the day, will again arrive at the and leave from there after a brief break in journey, the said.

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First Published: Tue, April 02 2019. 12:45 IST