The model code of conduct has been relaxed for drought relief work in Maharashtra. The Election Commission of India has accepted Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' request to relax MCC so the govt can assist drought relief measures. The relaxation is applicable towards any announcement related to the drought relief work. 151 talukas of the state have been declared as drought-hit and for the same, the Central govt has passed a budget of Rs 4714 crore for relief work.
Published On: May 06, 2019