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UP's Rajnikant won't land unless ISRO 'recovers' Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

The man climbed New Yamuna Bridge in Prayagraj with the Indian flag and refused to get down unless ISRO manages to 'recover' Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander.

UP's Rajnikant won't land unless ISRO 'recovers' Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander
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Prayagraj: A video doing the rounds on social media since Tuesday shows a man standing on a pillar of New Yamuna Bridge in Prayagraj. He climbed with the Indian flag and refused to get down unless ISRO manages to 'recover' Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander.

The man has been identified as Rajnikant. Although he claims to be a namesake of the Tamil superstar, his action-packed drama did not quite manage to achieve the impossible.

Vikram is still believed to be out there, somewhere on the lunar surface.

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The man has been identified as a native of Manda in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, according to a report. He climbed up on Monday night.

It's been 11 days now to the ISRO's prestigious moon mission. The space research organisation lost contact with Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 due to a snag that developed after the operation went off smoothly all along.