Kolhapur

Disgruntled Nirupam called party leader Milind Deora 'Nikamma' (useless) and downplayed speculation over his absence at Rahul's rally in Maharashtra.

The BJP is contesting 164 seats while the Shiv Sena has fielded 124 candidates. As many as 14 candidates of smaller parties are contesting the assembly polls on the BJP's lotus symbol.

As per the weather experts, Mumbai is receiving these heavy rains due to a Cyclonic Circulation over Madhya Maharashtra which is 5 km to 9 km above sea level.

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."

A total of 1,32,360 people from 28,397 families have been evacuated from these districts, it stated. Incessant rains in several parts across the state have resulted in massive waterlogging and flood-like situation. Rescue and relief operations are underway on a war footing in the rain-affected areas of the state.

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