Sangli, is a metropolitan city and the district headquarters of Sangli District in the state of Maharashtra, in western India. It is known as the Turmeric City of Maharashtra due to its production and trade of the spice.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said that houses damaged due to floods triggered by torrential rains in the state will be re-built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday took to Twitter to thank Reliance Industries Limited and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan for their generous contributions to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for rehabilitation work in the flood-ravaged western Maharashtra region.
The death toll in the recent Maharashtra floods has shot up to 54 in the Pune division while another four people are still missing, Pune Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaiskar said here on Friday.
Thousands of flood victims here in Maharashtra managed to smile feebly and their faces lit up with joy, almost a fortnight after their normal lives were suddenly washed away by torrential rains and massive floods in the south-western parts of the state.
The death toll due to floods and heavy rainfall in Pune division has reached 43 while three persons are missing, an official statement said on Monday.
Minister of State (MoS) for Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale on Monday announced he will give Rs 50 lakh from his MP fund for relief work in the flood-affected Kolhapur and Sangli districts of Maharashtra.
Scintillating with joy and smiles, after being rescued from various flood-affected areas across Sangli district, women and girls here tied 'rakhis' on the wrists of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel in Sangli's Pakija Masjid area on Monday.
In a surprise move, the Maharashtra government on Monday clamped prohibitory orders in flood-hit Kolhapur from 12 days between August 12-24, drawing criticism from the opposition.
Rains have eased out, water levels have started receding and surface communication is likely to be restored soon in Maharashtra and North Karnataka, Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) said on Monday.
People in various villages of flood-affected Kolhapur district gathered at different mosques to offer special namaz on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.