Mumbai’s floating restaurant capsizes, 15 rescued.


Fifteen people were rescued from a floating restaurant near the Bandra Worli sea link.

The floating restaurant was a yacht that was converted into a restaurant.

A person standing at the Worli sea link saw the boat facing turbulance and reported it to the fire brigade around 6.20 PM on friday evening.

The message then was passed on to the Bandra police which, along with the coastal police, & the latter rescued 15 people from the floating restaurant.

The Bandra police reported that the boat belonged to a company ART.Vivekanand Gupta, general secretary of Mumbai unit of the BJP said “It (floating hotel) was a fishing trawler illegally converted into party yacht Avior operated by Ocean Blue at Gateway of India. It later shifted to Bandra Worli sealink after it was renamed as Ark Deck Bar,” Mr Gupta said. He demanded that police to arrest those operating the floating hotel.