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Rs 1 cr raised in Baramati for flood relief on Pawar's appeal

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Friday that an appeal for helping flood-affected people in Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts of Western Maharashtra raised Rs 1 crore in Baramati, his hometown, within few hours.

He had made the appeal at a meeting at the Agriculture Produce Market Committee in the morning and within hours, individuals as well as local organizations donated money, raising Rs 1 crore, he tweeted.

NCP sources said that Pawar would be visiting Sangli and Satara districts on Saturday, accompanied by party leader Dhananjay Munde.