Demolition drive unearths 274 hidden rooms in Thane lodge
Workers of the Thane Municipal Corporation on Thursday began demolishing 16-room Satyam lodge near Upvan lake, only to stumble upon a hidden three-storey structure in the basement with 274 additional rooms.
“We immediately called the civic commissioner. After inspection, we demolished entire lodge near Upvan lake to find a total of 290 rooms. All the rooms World chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway with the winner’s trophy in New York. were strewn with liquor bottles, cigarette butts, condoms and drugs,” said a civic official, on condition of anonymity.
However, the police claimed the three-storied structure had 55 rooms, of which 17 were demolished during the antiencroachment drive.