Maha: BJP’s 72-hour-long Hunger Strike In Latur For Aid To Rain-hit Farmers Ends

A 72-hour-long hunger strike led by BJP leaders, seeking financial assistance for farmers affected by heavy rains and floods in Maharashtra’s Marathwada region, including Latur district, concluded here on Wednesday night with the opposition party vowing to keep fighting for the welfare of agriculturists. The hunger strike started on Monday and ended hours after the Maharashtra government announced financial assistance of Rs 10,000 crore for farmers whose crops were damaged due to heavy rains. The relief package drew criticism from BJP leaders, including Devendra Fadnavis.