Abu Asim Azmi hands over his Colaba Hotel as quarantine facility for police personnel

Mumbai: Samajwadi Party (SP) Maharashtra state president and MLA from Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar, Abu Asim Azmi has offered his centrally located Hotel at Colaba as a quarantine facility for Police personnel serving in South Mumbai.

The Gulf Hotel – just 5 minutes’ walk away from Gateway of India is located in one of the State capital’s posh locality known as Colaba.

Talking about the importance of being at home to contain the pandemic, he said, “The police personnel are out to perform their duty and we should stay at home to do our duty”.

The Mankhurd MLA is among the richest elected members in Maharashtra Assembly constituted in 2019. He has been holding Mankhurd constituency for three consecutive terms since 2009.

The gesture has garnered some positive reactions among twitterati, 

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Azmi’s Niyaz Ahmed Minority Welfare & Education Trust, named after his late father is actively involved in social and welfare activities. The trust runs educational institutes and health facilities for underprivileged at minimal cost.