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Will give concrete aid for farmers: Uddhav after first cabinet meet as CM

He said the first decision of the cabinet was to approve Rs 20 crore fund for conserving Raigad Fort, which was the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister along with a  six-member council of ministers 	photo: pti
Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister along with a six-member council of ministers | Photo: PTI

Chief Minister on Thursday said his government will ensure concrete assistance to the state's and will work towards creating an atmosphere in which none feels terrorised.

Thackeray, who was sworn in the CM in Mumbai hours earlier, chaired the first meeting of his cabinet at Sahyadri Guest House in south Mumbai.

He said the first decision of the cabinet was to approve Rs 20 crore fund for conserving Raigad Fort, which was the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

"We can paint a better picture if we know the reality. We have sought inputs. have not got anything, but only assurances. We want to provide concrete help to farmers," he told reporters after the meeting.

"We want to ensure an atmosphere in the state wherein nobody will feel terrorised," he said.

At the media briefing, Thackeray was accompanied by his cabinet colleagues Chhagan Bhujbal, Jayant Patil, Balasaheb Thorat and Nitin Raut.

First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 22:40 IST
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