Declare Maharashtra Floods as man-made disaster: Plea in Bombay HC by former MP Nana Patole

Omkar Gokhale August 20 2019
Maharashtra floods

Former Member of Parliament and Congress Party leader Nana Patole has moved the Bombay High Court seeking that the recent floods in the Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts of Western Maharashtra be declared as a ‘man-made disaster’ under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

Several people and animals were killed in Western Maharashtra and other areas after monsoon rains battered Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts, resulting in the flooding of the Krishna and Panchanganga rivers creating this month.

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