The state government had requested the Indian Air Force (IAF) for two helicopters for lifting and airdropping food packets and medicines, in the flood-affected areas of the region.

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) continue the rescue and relief operations in Shirol, Kolhapur on Tuesday. NDRF teams also carrying fodder with them for affected animals.

A statement from the Chief Minister Office (CMO) had said: "Statewide 28 people have lost their lives and other 27 have sustained injuries following the heavy rains causing a flood-like situation in the state. So far seven persons went missing."

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa visited flood-affected regions of the state and assured people that govt will make all efforts to rescue and rehabilitate them.

The IMA has also appealed to President Ram Nath Kovind to "withhold assent until the dangers to the health of the nation accruing from several sections are adequately addressed."

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"Lakhs of farmers of this country are confronted with multi-fold problems which are yet to be addressed properly by different governments, both at the centre and state levels," Acharya said in a statement.