“The rains have brought about lots of harm within the state and farmers needs to be given instant help. If the state coffers are empty, compensate the farmers for crop harm by borrowing mortgage,” Athawale mentioned in a press convention.
Heavy rains and floods earlier this week have claimed at the least 48 lives in Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan divisions, whereas crops on lakhs of hectares have been broken.
“The authorities ought to respect the general public sentiments and locations of worship of all religions within the state ought to reopen underneath police safety,” he mentioned.
He expressed satisfaction over the lowering variety of coronavirus instances within the district.