Queried on whether Patole's recent remarks pointed to lack of unity in the ruling dispensation, Pawar said such statements are made in closed-door meetings to boost the morale of party workers.
He said the draft law will be introduced in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra legislature beginning July 5.
On Monday, Ahmednagar reported 2,254 new COVID-19 cases, raising its overall tally to 1,08,893, while 23 deaths pushed the toll to 1,155.
They said the Common Minimum Programme chalked out by constituents of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government should be followed.
On March 20, Sanjay Raut said the need of the hour is to strengthen theUPA so that it emerges as a strong alternative to the BJP, and Sharad Pawar should take over as UPA chairperson.
The appointment of Patole, 57, came a day after he resigned as the Assembly Speaker on Thursday evening.
The rally organised by Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sabha will be held in Mumbai on January 25, a statement issued by the organisation said.
Thorat is currently the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president as well the revenue minister in the state's Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.
First past the post is not a guarantee of leadership, as the approval has to come from prominent leaders and the high command.
Those backing Thorat said that the party had made much headway under him, especially in the last Assembly election.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut expressed confidence that the issue would be resolved when all the Maha Vikas Aghadi allies- Sena, NCP and Congress- sit together and talk.
The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in the state wanted to frame laws that will make farmers "stronger", Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat said afterwards.
Farmers across the country have taken to the street to protest against the three contentious farm bills which were passed by the government in the Parliament earlier this week.