The Ashok, which is set upon 25 acres of prime land in the Capital’s diplomatic area, the hotel’s world class services and amenities pamper presidents, celebrities, and distinguished clientele with traditional Indian hospitality. Ever responsive to the needs of the time it offers convention tourism for national and international conferences, luxury rooms and suites, an array of international cuisine experiences, supplemented with a health club and destination health spa and a business center. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfRepresenting the freshness and leisure-coated serenity with a complimentary gastronomic experience, Samavar-the 24 Hour Coffee Shop by Ashok, is capable of providing the visitors a relishing experience with astonishing world cuisines and dishes by the side. The Ashok’s hospitality, high level comfort, quality services caters to its distinguished clientele and has made it a name to reckon with in the country.The freshness and leisure-coated serenity with a complimentary gastronomic experience, The Samavar is also known is capable of providing the visitors a relishing experience with astonishing world cuisines and dishes by the side. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveResponding to its growing International clientele, The Ashok has a splendid cavalcade of multi-cuisine offerings on board. From the Capitol discotheque, to the gentle pleasures of the Tea Lounge, The visitors are offered a taste of times in all its multi-faceted avatars in The Samavar-A 24-hour coffee shop by Ashok.The coffee shop has 108 Covers overlooking the Swimming Pool and lush greens with open lively ambience. It is also known for its breakfast & dinner buffet. It has menus in five different languages and some of the signature dishes are Café collection, Chicken Steak Singapore. One can also enjoy Live Synthesizer music in the evenings.Special Dishes:-1. Corn Mushroom Au Gratin2. Prime Catch (Golden Fried Prawns)3. Fish n Chips (Crispy Classic)4. Chicken Singapore (Chicken escallops in mushroom sauce)5. Cafe collection (Stuffed capsicum and stuffed tomato, with vegetable cutlet and grilled cottage cheese, served with French fries and vegetables)6. Chocolate fudge sundae
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has called an emergency meeting of her party leaders at her Kalighat residence on Saturday following the saffron surge in the state during the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls.All senior leaders of the TMC along with the district presidents and the candidates have been asked to attend the meeting. In the recently announced verdict of the general elections to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha, the Trinamool Congress got 22 seats while BJP won 18 with Congress bagging two. Though the TMC has increased its poll percentage to 43, the BJP made a photo finish with 40 percent votes taking the number of seats to 18. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the TMC got 34 seats while Congress got four, CPI(M) two and BJP two. BJP has made a remarkable growth taking its poll percentage to 40 from 17 in 2014. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataSince 2011 when the TMC came to power, Mamata Banerjee had held the highest number of meetings in North Bengal and Jangalmahal but in 2019 Lok Sabha poll, both these areas have voted against the party. The party lost all the eight seats in North Bengal and four seats in Jangalmahal. The poll result indicated that CPI(M) supporters have voted the BJP en block. The vote percentage of the party has come down from 28 percent in 2014 to 5 percent in 2019 and this 23 percent has gone in the BJP’s favour. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in statePolitical experts maintained that along with shifting of votes to BJP from the Left, the former had successfully used the election machinery of the Trinamool Congress in North Bengal and Jangalmahal to win all the seats. They said that this is true for some other areas as well. Veteran party leader Saugata Roy’s vote has come down to 53,000 from 1.54 lakh in 2014. Two-time MP from Hooghly Ratna Dey Nag who had won by 1.89 lakh votes in 2014 lost to Locket Chatterjee of the BJP. Chatterjee got 73,000 votes. Dey Nag took lead in two out of seven Assembly segments. They are Chandannagore and Dhaniakhali. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, she took lead in all the seven segments and Chunchura and Dhaniakhali gave her over 1 lakh lead. Aparupa Podder, MP from Arambag, who had won the seat by 3.86 lakh votes, however, retained the seat by 1818 votes. BJP’s S S Ahluwalia defeated Mumtaz Sanghamita by 1,839 votes. She had won the seat by 1.07 lakh votes in 2014. Even in the by-election in Krishnagunj seat in Nadia where party MLA Satyajit Biswas was murdered in February, Trinamool has failed to retain the seat. It has been bagged by BJP’s Ashis Kumar Biswas. The BJP has won three more seats in the by-election.