He also sought speedy assistance from the Centre. In a couple of tweets, he said:
He also expressed his gratitude towards PM for supporting the people of Maharashtra.
Thank you Hon @narendramodi ji for your continuous & strong support for the people of Maharashtra !
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 13, 2018
A government report reveals that around 11,500 out of the total 40,000 villages in Maharashtra face acute water scarcity. The reasons include lesser rainfall and the resultant exploitation of the existing groundwater.
The situation acknowledges the looming agrarian crisis in the state of Maharashtra.