Days after he flew a aircraft through which DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran was a passenger and acquired a thumbs-up on social media, BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy has piloted a flight which had a number of members of a Parliamentary Standing Committee, together with senior BJP leaders, amongst its passengers.
Mr Rudy, Saran MP and a industrial pilot who flies Airbus 320-321, has shared a video on his Twitter account through which he’s seen welcoming passengers by saying that it will be a “particular and distinctive flight”.
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— Rajiv Pratap Rudy (@RajivPratapRudy) July 16, 2021
“Within the historical past of Indian Parliament, presumably, that is going to occur for the primary time when a Member of Parliament goes to fly the Standing Committee of Parliament on Tourism and Civil Aviation,” he added, as passengers clapped.
He went on to call a few of the Parliamentarians on board — the standing committee’s chairperson and TDP MP T G Venkatesh, Rajya Sabha MP and former Deputy CM of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi, BJP MP and former Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat and former Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.
Mr Rudy additionally says it’s a “very lovely day in historical past”. He then launched his co-pilot and the cabin crew on responsibility. He additionally launched the youngest passenger on board, Manoj Tiwari’s 6-month-old daughter Sanvika, and requested the passengers for a spherical of applause for her first flight. He then wished the passengers a beautiful flight earlier than returning to the cockpit.
On July 14, when Mr Maran boarded an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Chennai, Mr Rudy got here to greet him.
“‘So you might be touring on this flight as nicely!’ mentioned an individual dressed within the Captain’s uniform. I couldn’t recognise him along with his masks on, though his voice sounded acquainted. I nodded my head, nonetheless questioning who it may very well be. He checked out me and his eyes gave away the smile behind the masks. ‘So you do not acknowledge me!'” he tweeted in a thread named, “A flight to recollect”.
“I realised then that it was none apart from my colleague, senior Member of Parliament and former Union Minister – my excellent buddy Thiru @RajivPratapRudy Simply two hours in the past, he and I have been a part of intense discussions on the Estimates Committee and now I could not consider my eyes, seeing his transformation from a politician to a pilot,” Mr Maran tweeted.