Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil Wednesday met Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao over malnourishment deaths in the state. There has been a public uproar following a spate of malnutrition-linked children deaths in Palghar district over the past one month. Palghar is also the native district of state’s tribal development minister Vishnu Savra.
Watch What Else is Makaing news
During his meeting, the Opposition leader criticised the government for ineffective implementation of various welfare schemes and also alleged that the government had slashed funding for crucial child development programmes. Earlier, a delegation of social workers and experts from Palghar had Tuesday called upon the Governor over the issue.