While Pawar referred to the suicide of an alleged 'farmer' clad in a BJP T-shirt in Buldana, the police have said that the man who committed suicide wasn't a ryot.
Fadnavis is in Buldhana where he is scheduled to address three rallies during the day for the October 21 Assembly polls.
The Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) had submitted a report to the government recommending measures to empower farmers' widows.
Ishwar Suprao Kharate tried to commit suicide at the event where Minister of State for Home Ranjeet Patil and district Guardian Minister Madan Yerawar were present.
A three-year dry spell that left many with failing crops and soaring debt has voters in Maharashtra looking for someone with a fix.
A 24-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide at a village in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district, police said on Sunday.