Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s chopper, which was supposed to take him back to state capital after Odisha tour, developed a technical snag on Tuesday when he went to board it in Raigarh, prompting him to travel by road.

Special Secretary to Chief Minister and Director Aviation, Taman Singh Sonwani informed that hydrolic indicator of around 20 years old state chopper suddenly stopped after blinking for a while. 

It happened after taking fuel at Jindal’s airstrip in Raigarh. As the mending of technical snag could take 2 to 3 hours, the Chief Minister decided to continue his rest of the journey by road, the official informed.