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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's chopper checked by Election Commission's flying squad 

Patnaik extended full cooperation to the flying squad and kept waiting inside the chopper till the process was complete on Tuesday, they said.

Published: 17th April 2019 07:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th April 2019 07:27 PM   |  A+A-

Naveen Patnaik, Odisha CM

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File Photo)

By PTI

BHUBANESWAR: BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chopper was checked by personnel of the Election Commission's flying squad in Rourkela on Tuesday, party sources said.

Patnaik extended full cooperation to the flying squad and kept waiting inside the chopper till the process was complete on Tuesday, they said.

The chief minister was in Rourkela to hold a roadshow.

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"Soon after Patnaik landed there, the ECI's flying squad officers approached him and requested the chief minister to allow them to check the chopper and luggage," an official entrusted with Patnaik's security, said.

Election officials in Odisha said the flying squad is entrusted with undertaking such inspections, notwithstanding the personality.

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan's chopper was also checked by fyling squad staff on Tuesday.

 



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  • Ajeet

    Looks like the kick on their butt by SC is working
    2 years ago reply
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