Mumbai: The Vasai Taluka Hotel Association organized an award function on 6th April at the Farm House Resort, Vasai Gaon which was presided over by Prakash M Hegde.
In his introductory speech, the Secretary of the Association, Nagraj Shetty, said that the association had tried its level best to solve several problems which hotel owners are facing, including extension of time limit for eating licence from 11:30 pm to 1 am, with the government but in vain. “Under the leadership of the association president, we had to knock the doors of the court of law. Now after 3 years, justice has been given by the court to the association which is a big achievement for us. The fees which the hotels have given are refunded with interest,” he said.
President Prakash Hegde and officer Suhas Tukaram Dalvi, who had worked hard to solve the problems faced by the hotel owners, were felicitated by the office bearers and members of the Vasai Taluka Hotel Association. Virar Shankar Shetty, Nagaraja Shetty, Devendra Bunnan, Yashodara Kotian, Mohan B Shetty, Ashok B Shetty, Palghar-Boisar Hotel Association president Bhujanga Shetty, Mira-Bhayander Hotel Association president Ratnakar Shetty, Satya Kotian, Raghuram Rai and Bhaskar Shetty were present.
Replying to the felicitation, president Prakash Hegde said that the success is due to the unity of all the members. He thanked all those who supported for him in his victory.