In a first for State, Gadkari’s chopper lands on Bengaluru-Mysuru NH 275
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In a first for State, Gadkari’s chopper lands on Bengaluru-Mysuru NH 275

January 5, 2023

Mysuru: Probably for the first time in the history of Karnataka, a helicopter landed on a Highway for an inspection of the road by a Union Minister. A temporary helipad was created on the road with the symbol ‘H’ painted on the road for the pilot to visualise.

The make-shift helipad was created on the 10-lane Mysuru-Bengaluru Access-Controlled Expressway at Jeeganahalli Village near Kempegowdana Doddi at Ramanagara to facilitate the landing of the chopper carrying the Union Minister for Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari who came for the inspection of the Highway this morning.

As a precautionary measure, fire engines, ambulances and emergency vehicles were stationed at the spot hours before the Union Minister landed.

Gadkaris chopper lands on Bengaluru-Mysuru NH 275

The helipad was constructed in an area far from any bypasses or underpasses in an open area against the backdrop of mountains in the scenic Ramanagara. After an aerial inspection of the Highway till Srirangapatna, the Minister was scheduled to drive a vehicle to assess the undulations of the road from Ramanagara until the Bengaluru entrance.

Due to the inspection, the road was closed to traffic today and a five-kilometre stretch to and from Jeeganahalli was blocked. As a result, vehicles coming towards Mysuru and those heading towards Bengaluru had to use the service road on either side. The road is scheduled to be open for public only in the afternoon after the inspection.

Gadkaris chopper lands on Bengaluru-Mysuru NH 275

Two vehicles were brought to the place for Nitin Gadkari to drive as he wanted to personally experience the road. But due to lack of suitability and lack of proper documentation, the two vehicles were sent back and two other vehicles were summoned to the spot.

7 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “In a first for State, Gadkari’s chopper lands on Bengaluru-Mysuru NH 275”

  1. Mann Ki Baat, Bisi Bele Baat! says:

    What a joke!
    This fool Gadkari, instead of this stunt, should drive along the highway when there is traffic, without escorts, to feel , how it likes to be with the mad rush of lunatic Indians speeding towards a. How they do not observe any traffic rules, and happily overtake and cause mayhem.

  2. Howdy, Modi! says:

    When is Narendra Modi going to emerge from his Igloo in New Delhi, where he has been hiding to escape the raging Covid-19 infections there, and come down to inaugurate this highway, prattle again about the Tech India and start ups, with over 500 millions of Indians below the UN-defined poverty threshold?

  3. Sanjay Kini says:

    How about being the first city in the state by having RRTS (regional rapid transit system) semi high speed elevated rail corridor between Mangaluru-Mysuru-Bengaluru for trains to run at a speed of 160kmph and thus cutting travel time between these cities further.Will help tourists and businessmen reach Mysuru faster .There are 12 corridors planned why can’t our state have one connecting these cities and to develop tourism.

  4. Rao Bhamidimarri says:

    Hey Kini
    Your interest is in tourism, because it is where you earn your money, by overcharging people, and environment means nothing to people like you.
    The more you shift masses of people from places to places, the more they spread Covi-19 variants, and it is India the last time spread the Delyta variant of the pandemic to Western countries. I would urge all Western countries to stop this menace, by barring Indians entry to those countries. Indians bring TB, Malaria and typhoid which are not known in the country I live. Dreadful dump that India is , the breeding place for communicable diseases.
    You advocated A 320/737 jet liners to land in the expanded Mysore Airport. Your PM Narendra Modi has already promised the so called Keralite businessmen resident in the UAE, when he stopped over there a few months ago, that he will approve Abu Dhabi-Mysore direct flights. These are the very businessmen-who are really crime barons, who are smuggling gold into Kerala through its 4 airports, and want to expand their smuggling business into Mysore city and through it to Mysore-Bangalore corridor, through the 10-lane highway, which seems to be tailor-made for them!
    Now, they are also demanding through Kerala government, the rail tunnel under Bandipur Sanctuary to Kerala, which the idiot Bommai, the Karnataka CM opposes, but Narendra Modi is expected to over rule him!! There is already increasing money laundering by the above Kerlaite crine barons stationed in Abu Dhabi, through their expanding Hawala channel money transactions involving large amounts of US Dollars smuggled to Mysore city. Just look at the massive properties and acres of lands that they own through their criminal employees in Greater Mysore.
    Go ahead, idiots like you and MP Simha increase more massive transport links from Mangalore -near Kerala border too, to facilitate the above illegal businesses.
    What a bunch of self-promoting scoundrels to ensure Mysorre city expands into Greater Mysore, and becomes the citadel of smuggled gold distribution, Hawala channel money operations and much more. Growth of businesses funded by these money laundering opwerations are already springing up along the Mysore Airport route and Mysore-Bangalore highway.

  5. Som says:

    SOM, why the build up abt a non issue like this landing? For a 10 lane road, A320 landing is no biggie. Is this to curry favor from ur political masters? U remain an eveninger with this type of journalism

  6. Vinay says:

    He should first’travel In car from hassan to gundya which is a NH.Tje Road condition ia pathetic

  7. Sam says:

    Hey @Som and @Vinay
    Your posts reveal that both of you are illiterates! Go back to school to learn English.


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