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Sharad Pawar urges govt to act on severe drought situation in Maharashtra

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(NCP) Supremo and Rajya Sabha Member from Maharashtra, wrote a letter to over the drought condition across the state.

Pawar, in his letter, urged the to take necessary steps to alleviate one of the most severe droughts is facing since 1972.

"There is a severe drought situation in the entire state of including Satara, Solapur, Beed and district. In terms of severity, the situation is most grave since 1972. Sincere measures should be taken into consideration and the should take all possible decisions for the entire drought situation on a prior basis," his letter reads.

Pawar has also sought time for a meeting with the to discuss crucial issues in the state.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 12:47 IST