“Excessive rainfall has caused a very big loss of crop and agricultural land in this area. The inspection of the damaged area will be done as soon as possible. Farmers should believe the government. We will use all our strength to help and rebuild them” assured Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
He was interacting with farmers during his visit on 21 October 21. Chief Minister and other dignitaries inspected the crops damaged due to heavy rains and floods in Katri village of Tuljapur taluka.
He interacted with the farmers of the village in the premises of the Gram Panchayat. Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat, Horticulture Minister Sandipan Bhumare, District Guardian Minister Shankar Gadakh, Zilla Parishad President Prof. Asmita Kamble, MP Omprakash Rajenimbalkar, MLA Ranajagjitsingh Patil, MLA Kailas Ghadge-Patil, MLA Dyanraj Chowgule, Divisional Commissioner Sunil Kendrekar, District Collector Kaustubh Divegaokar, Katri Sarpanch Kishor Godgire, Apasinga Sarpanch Vaishali Gore, Deputy Sarpanch Deepak Sonawane and others were present prominently on the occasion.
Thackeray further said that in order to ensure that no affected farmer would be deprived of crop compensation, a systematic panchanama should be held. He assured that the government would stand firmly behind the farmers and help them.
The checks were distributed to the affected farmers in a representative manner. Archana Yuvraj Patil, Suvarna Loke, and Hirabai Dattu Katkadhond from Apasinga were given temporary checks of Rs 30,000 each. Meanwhile, all the ministers including the Chief Minister interacted with the farmers in Apasinga on this occasion.