The prime minister, who landed
airport here around 7 AM, began his onward journey around 11.15 AM when the
weather improved, a senior police officer told PTI, requesting anonymity.
It has been raining here since early morning.
airport guesthouse, the officer said.
He left in a Mi-17 helicopter for the Corbett Tiger Reserve where he will spend some time before moving
to Rudrapur in Udham Singh Nagar district
to address a rally and launch the State Integrated Co-operative Development Project.
He will also distribute loan cheques among the beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Farmers Welfare Scheme of the state government.
The Integrated Co-operative Development Project aims
to drastically improve the rural economy in Uttarakhand by giving a boost
to co-operative, farm and allied sectors and check forced migration from the hills.