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Cyclone-induced rains have affected Konkan farmers: Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik

The state's minority affairs minister also said 193 COVID-19 patients admitted in a makeshift centre in Mumbai's Bandra-Kurla Complex have been shifted.

Published: 17th May 2021 05:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th May 2021 05:44 PM   |  A+A-

Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik on Monday said farmers in the state's Konkan region had suffered losses due to rains brought about by cyclone Tauktae and work on inspecting and assessing the damage had begun.

In a statement, the state's minority affairs minister also said 193 COVID-19 patients admitted in a makeshift centre in Mumbai's Bandra-Kurla Complex have been shifted to other BMC-run hospitals due to the heavy rains that have lashed the metropolis.

"Farmers in some parts of Konkan have suffered losses due to the situation. Spot inspections of the same have begun," Malik said in a statement.



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