Sharad Pawar visits rain-affected areas in Nagpur district

Pawar is on two-day visit to Vidarbha region to take stock of damage caused by the rains.

Published: 14th November 2019 09:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th November 2019 09:12 PM   |  A+A-

NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Nagpur. (Photo| Twitter/ @PawarSpeaks)

By PTI

NAGPUR: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday visited farms and orchards affected by unseasonal rain in Nagpur district on Thursday.

Pawar is on two-day visit to Vidarbha region to take stock of damage caused by the rains.

On Thursday he visited Katol, Umred and Kamptee tehsils, accompanied by NCP leader and Katol MLA Anil Deshmukh, MLC Prakash Gajbhiye and others.

READ| Maharashtra government formation: Sharad Pawar and Sonia Sonia Gandhi to meet

The crop of cotton, soybean, orange and sweet lime has suffered a considerable damage in the area. Meanwhile, a two-wheeler rider was hit by a car in Pawar's convoy near Naigaon.

Deshmukh said it was a minor accident and the man was taken to a nearby primary health centre, where he was discharged after first aid.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp