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Maha floods: Rs 10 cr aid from Saibaba Trust

By PTI
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Shirdi, Aug 10: A financial assistance of Rs 10 crore has been announced by the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SST) of Shirdi as a relief for people affected by floods in various parts of Maharashtra.

Western Maharashtra districts of Sangli, Kolhapur and parts of Satara have been battling floods in the region since the last five days, triggered by rivers breaching their banks due to heavy rains and release of water from dams.

Maha floods: Rs 10 cr aid from Saibaba Trust

Parts of Pune and Solapur districts have also been affected. Thousands of people stranded in various areas in the region have been evacuated to safer places by rescuers, comprising the NDRF, the Army, police and local administration.

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"The SST has decided to provide a financial assistance of Rs 10 crore to the Chief Minister Relief Fund for the flood-affected people," SST chairperson Suresh Haware said on Saturday.

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