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Water scarcity threatens Thane's people, marine life

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People from villages of Taluka in Thane are facing troubles due to water scarcity in the area.

"All the water from our area goes to and we struggle to get water even for drinking. There is no water here, we are forced to drink unclean water," a local said while talking to ANI demanding that government should make arrangements to provide water.

In another drought-hit region of in Nagaon village, locals allege fish are dying due to drop in the water level of

"Water level is dropping since the past two months causing the deaths. Even drinking water is not available for humans and animals," they said.

On May 6, had given relaxation in Model Code of Conduct (MCC) to carry out drought relief measures in

This comes in response to appeal to EC.

On April 30, Fadnavis wrote a letter to EC stating that since polling for all constituencies of has concluded, therefore, the apex poll body should ease some norms to allow drought relief work to be carried out in the state.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 06:32 IST