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Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis, Pravin Darekar leave for a three-day tour to flood-affected areas

Amidst the Maharashtra floods, more than 100 people have lost their lives and 100 are still missing so far, as per the Department of Relief and Rehabilitation.

Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis, Pravin Darekar leave for a three-day tour to flood-affected areas
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On Wednesday, July 28, Devendra Fadnavis, Opposition leader in Assembly and Pravin Darekar, Opposition leader in Legislative Council reportedly left for a three-day tour to flood-affected areas of Western Maharashtra.

Recently, NCP President Sharad Pawar had appealed to the political leaders to avoid visiting the flood-hit areas so as not to obstruct the work of government agencies. However, stating that the most important thing is to understand the outcry of the people and present it to the government, further adding that the visit will not be a cause of hindrance, Fadnavis left for the tour.

Moreover, the former CM stated that they will assess the situation and submit a report with suggestions to the Maharashtra government for relief and rehabilitation measures.

Amidst the Maharashtra floods, more than 100 people have lost their lives and 100 are still missing so far, as per the Department of Relief and Rehabilitation. The Department also informed that the death toll in the 1,028 affected villages has reached 164. About 150 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been engaged in relief and rescue operations in floods and landslides affected areas all over India. Moreover, 34 teams have been deployed in Maharashtra alone.

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