The incident occurred after Ravi Shankar Prasad returned to Patna from Madhubani. (File)

Patna:

The rotor blade of the helicopter that flew Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to an election rally in Bihar was broken on the Patna airport immediately after he disembarked from the plane, his workplace stated.

The incident occurred after Mr Prasad returned to Patna from Madhubani, the place he had gone for campaigning for the ruling Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA).

The Bihar polls can be carried out in three phases beginning October 28.

“Information stories about accident of helicopter carrying Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad aren’t right. He’s protected and sound,” the minister’s workplace stated in a tweet.

The Twitter deal with of Mr Prasad’s workplace stated the rotor blade of the helicopter carrying the minister was broken on the airport hangar after the dignitaries had already alighted and left.

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