An Air India flight carrying Chief Justice of India (CJI), Sharad Arvind Bobde had to make an emergency landing in the Kolkatta airport minutes after taking off.

The plane had to land in an emergency due to a technical glitch.

According to sources, Bobde was on the plane from Kolkatta to Hyderabad after his visit to Tripura.

He had visited the state to inaugurate the eSewa Kendra at the Tripura High Court on Wednesday.

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The Kolkata airport director in a report, confirmed Bobde being onboard the particular flight.

The chief justice would leave for Hyderabad on Thursday.

The e-Sewa Kendras are being created in different high courts in India to enable litigants to obtain information on the status of cases and obtain copies of judgments and orders.

These centres also extend assistance to people in filing cases online.

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