Journalists pass through two hotel kitchens to meet Bush
New Delhi, Mar 2 (UNI) It was a unique experience for the journalists, who were taken to the Maurya Sheraton Hotel, to cover US President George Bush's separate meetings with religious leaders, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Leader of Opposition L K Advani.
At the main gate on the road, the journalists were frisked thoroughly by American security personnel even as their sniffer dog smelt the video cameras and other electronic gadgets.
The journos were then taken through the hotel's kitchen on the ground floor to a ''fire lift'' which in turn was used to take them to another kitchen on the 17th floor of the hotel. Then they had to use the stairs to get to the 18th floor where the meetings took place.
The experience brought to memory the kind of scenes witnessed in Bollywood films, where hooligans often take their victims blind-folded to the main villain putting up in hideouts.
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