Watch: Maharashtra CM’s wife Amruta Fadnavis takes risky selfie on India’s first luxury coastal cruise

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New Delhi | Updated: October 21, 2018 4:43:36 PM

CM Fadnavis and Gadkari flagged off the cruise ship but media spotlight soon turned towards Ms Fadnavis as she went an extra mile (not literally) to take a perfect yet risky selfie.

Amruta Fadnavis, coastal cruise Angria, Selfie, Nitin Gadkari, Devendra Fadnavis, Mumbai to Goa ship . Video shows Ms Fadnavis sitting across the barricade, which are installed for the safety of passengers, meanwhile security personnel are seen pleading her to not do so.

A video is doing rounds on social media which shows Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, going to the edge of India’s first domestic coastal cruise Angria to take a selfie. Video shows Ms Fadnavis sitting across the barricade, which are installed for the safety of passengers, meanwhile security personnel are seen pleading her to not do so.

Ms Fadnavis was attending the event with her husband Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. The event was organised to inaugurate India’s first luxury cruise line, Angria.

Inaugurated by Gadkari and Maharashtra CM, the cruise ship, especially for coastal cruising, will go on its maiden voyage between Mumbai and Goa on October 24, 2018. The cruise ship will reach Goa by 9 am IST the next day.

CM Fadnavis and Gadkari flagged off the cruise ship but media spotlight soon turned towards Ms Fadnavis as she went an extra mile (not literally) to take a perfect yet risky selfie.

Angria, inaugurated on Saturday, is India’s first domestic cruise. Facilities on the ship includes two restaurants, six bars, a swimming pool, discotheque, a reading room and a spa. With 104 rooms, the ship has a capacity to ferry 400 passengers and 70 crew members. It will take 14 hours to reach reach Goa.

The ship is named after Kanhoji Angre, an Admiral in Maratha empire’s Navy, who protected India’s Arabian sea coast from enemy invasions. The price of one ticket ranges between Rs 7,500 to Rs 11,000.

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