WATCH: Maharashtra CM's wife Amruta Fadnavis ignores safety warning, takes selfie on cruise

Deepika S

Mumbai, Oct 22: Amruta Fadnavis , the wife of Maharashtra's chief minister , grabbed headlines on Sunday after photographs of taking a selfie on the edge of the went viral.

In a video that went viral on Sunday (October 21), Amruta Fadnavis can be seen sitting outside the cruise's safety range to click selfies, even as the security personnel on board kept issuing caution to her against it.

She took a ride on the cruise on Saturday after it was flagged off by her husband, and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at Victoria Docks.

The cruise will run four times a week between Goa and Mumbai. The vessel is owned by Captain Irwin Sequira, who has more than 15 years of experience in sailing. The cruise, which has six decks and 104 cabins, can ferry 399 passengers at a time. Price of one-way ticket will range between Rs 7,000 and Rs 12,000.

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As many as 67 crew members from hospitality and sailing departments of the private carrier will be on board. On the bridge (captain's cabin) of the cruise, four cabin officers of different ranks will assist the captain with the navigation. Built in 1996, Sequeira said MV Angriya sails with the most recent technology.

The commercial launch of the ship will start from October 24. The cruise will sail from Purple Gate of Princess Docks in Mumbai and dock at Mormugao in south Goa within 16 hours.

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