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Plan to open up Kanhoji Angre Island by April end postponed amid surge in COVID-19 cases

The plan to inaugurate the Kanhoji Angre Island for tourists from April end has been postponed amidst the surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and Mumbai. The said island is just 23km south of the Gateway of India. The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) is currently busy completing the conservation, restoration and improvement work of the said island so it can gain tourist attraction.

According to an official, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other ministers and dignitaries were supposed to be invited for the inaugural function. However, the plan has been kept on hold for some time.

Meanwhile, MbPT has also sent a list of operators to the union government, who will provide various types of services to tourists at Kanhoji Angre Island once open….

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