Maharashtra govt committed to develop Marathwada region: Devendra Fadnavis

"The region was facing a drought like situation and my government had disbursed Rs 4,000 crore to the farmers as an aid," the Chief Minister said.

By: PTI | Aurangabad | Published:September 17, 2016 6:10 pm
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Maharashtra government is committed to develop the Marathwada region and accordingly agriculture, industries and infrastructure projects are given a fillip, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday.

He was addressing a gathering here to mark the ‘Marathwada Mukti Din’, the liberation day of the Marathwada region from the erstwhile rule of Nizam.

“The region was facing a drought like situation and my government had disbursed Rs 4,000 crore to the farmers as an aid,” the Chief Minister said.

“The Maharashtra government is committed to develop the Marathwada region,” he said.

Fadnavis paid floral tributes to martyrs of the liberation movement and narrated their sacrifice for the cause.

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade, state Minister Ramdas Kadam and others were present on the occasion.