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UP CM's chopper forced to land on a field in Kasganj, CM safe

Press Trust of India  |  Kasganj (UP) 

In a major security lapse, the chopper carrying Uttar Pradesh

was today forced to land on a field instead of the makeshift helipad at a school here.

The was, however, safe and proceeded for the scheduled programmes, (Home) Arvind Kumar said in

"Yes, the is safe," he told

The chopper was scheduled to land on the grounds of the Kasturba Gandhi Vidyalaya, but because of some problems it was forced to land on a field a kilometer away.

The chief minister reached here this morning on a day's visit to meet the members of a family whose three members were recently murdered in Pharauli village under Sahawar tehsil of the district.

He also reviewed the developmental works and law and order situation in the district at the collectorate.

Meanwhile, SP told PTI, "The chief minister distributed the cheques and all the programmes were held successfully.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 13:05 IST