On Saturday, the faction led by rebel MP Shiv Sena Eknath Shinde asked the hotel management to extend its booking in Guwahati for another two days. More than 35 Shiv Sena rebel MPs and independents who support Shinde are camping in the five-star Radisson Blu Hotel.
The group of Sena lawmakers, along with independents and other parties, relax in around 70 rooms at the Guwahati Hotel, reserved for them at a whopping Rs 1.20 crore for at least a week, where they stage a series of meetings. as crisis boils over in Maharashtra.
According to sources from ANI news agency, the Shinde-led faction asked the hotel to extend their reservation for two more days as their reservation is valid until June 28.
In the two towns, the two hotels, the airports and other places where the deputies travel alone or in groups, a fleet of vehicles at their disposal, they were brought to safety by the central forces as well as by the local police, allegedly courtesy of both BJPs. -governed state governments, according to MVA leaders.
The rebels, led by Minister Eknath Shinde, spent a few days at the five-star Le Meridien hotel in the diamond center of Surat and were then taken on a chartered plane to Guwahati.
Meanwhile, ruling ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) of Maharashtra today demanded to know who collects flight and hotel bills from rebel Shiv Sena MPs who are currently camped in Guwahati .
NCP Chief Spokesperson Mahesh Tapase has called on the Income Tax Department and the Law Enforcement Branch to investigate the source of what he calls ‘dark money’. “.
“Who pays the hotel bills in Surat (Gujarat) and Guwahati (Assam) as well as the charter flights? Tapase asked.
His party colleague, Clyde Crasto, highlighted how Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party is “supporting (rebellious Shiv Sena MPs) in Maharashtra”.
However, the rebel group’s spokesman, Deepak Kesarkar, told Guwahati today evening that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was not behind the rebellion, and neither party was paying its bills, but said MPs were paying their own bills.
(with contributions from the agency)
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