Amidst the political crisis of Maharashtra, Surat hotel turned into a cantonment, 400 security personnel deployed, no one is allowed to go

Surat/Mumbai: Amidst the danger on the Maharashtra government, people’s eyes are fixed on a luxury hotel in Surat, about 280 km from there. Disgruntled Shiv Sena minister Eknath Shinde and some rebel party MLAs are staying here. Security at the hotel has been tightened since morning on Tuesday and around 400 police personnel have been deployed. Along with this the hotel has been converted into a cantonment.

Guests already staying in the hotel are leaving one by one. At the same time, sources said that the hotel located on Dumas Road in the city has closed new bookings indefinitely.

Let the leaders inside the hotel
Meanwhile, BJP MLA from Jalgaon in north Maharashtra Sanjay Kute reached the hotel in his car in the afternoon and was allowed inside to meet Shiv Sena leaders staying there. Later in the evening, Shiv Sena leaders Milind Narvekar and Ravi Pathak also met the rebels.

300-400 policemen took a stand inside and outside the hotel premises after prominent Shiv Sena leader Shinde and other MLAs arrived here on Monday night. They put up barricades at both the entry and exit points to prevent any unauthorized person from entering inside the hotel.

No outsider is allowed in the hotel
Policemen have also been deployed inside the hotel on the floor where the MLAs are staying. Senior police officers have been visiting here since morning. He was seen giving necessary instructions to the deployed policemen. No outsider or visitor is allowed to enter the hotel premises and the staff is allowed inside only after checking their Identity Card (ID) and permission from the concerned authorities. Cameramen and a large group of journalists are camping outside the hotel.

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