Mumbai, Auguat 13: Stepping up to restore normalcy in the flood affected regions of Maharashtra, the unit of the BJP in the state has decided to adopt flood hit villages in Western part and Konkan regions, augmenting the state government’s efforts abide.
"The move to adopt the flood-hit villages will provide additional help to the ongoing efforts of the state government. The aim is to restore the infrastructure and basic communication in the flood-hit villages as soon as possible and bring life of people back to normal," said state BJP president Chandrakant Patil.
Patil further appealed to BJP leaders from the level of sarpanchs to MLAs and MLCs to donate their one-month salary or wages for the relief work. "BJP workers could donate minimum Rs 100 towards the party fund for the relief work. They are free to donate more than this amount”, he said.
Floods in the state led at least 43 to breath last in Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Pune and Solapur in eight days. Also the coastal districts of Thane, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigad and Sindhudurg, apart from Nashik in north Maharashtra faced the severe consequences of the incessant rains.