Chandigarh: A plane carrying Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi made an emergency landing at the airport in Chandigarh after it developed a technical snag, officials said.
The pilot was forced to land the plane after its navigation system malfunctioned, they said.
Modi along with BJP leader Smriti Irani and the crew were safe, they added.
The Bihar Deputy Chief Minister was on an election campaign for the SAD-BJP alliance candidates in Punjab. His rallies at Ludhiana and Bhoa were cancelled following the incident, party sources said.