Jeypore: The Deccan helicopter which was sheduled to take Governer, M C Bhandare for a trip to Malkangiri failed to take off due to some technical fault at Jeypore. The Governer had to wait for two hours for the repair of the helicopter and later the Governor had to travel through Maoist-hit Nabarangpur area by road. The Governor had to face the mismanagement of state administration twice within a span of 24 hours.

Earlier, Governor went to visit the rare sight of mass nesting of Olive Ridley Turtles in Rusikulya rookery. While returning his motor launch malfunctioned and the Governor was stuck in the middle of the lake, Chilika.

From Chilika Naval base, he flew to Jeypore in a helicopter and from there he was scheduled to visit Malkangiri and Nabarangpur. Later his trip to Malkangiri was cancelled due to technical fault in the helicopter after refueling at Jeypore Air-strip.