Nagpur: The Congress-led DF government in
Maharashtra on Tuesday expressed its willingness to discuss all
issues raised by the Opposition parties in the Legislature.
"We are ready to discuss all issues which the Opposition
has raised in a letter and will try to address them, be it
damage to crops due to unseasonal rains or any other issues,"
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithivraj Chavan, told reporters
Some opposition parties including MNS did not join the
BJP-Sena in boycotting the customary tea party, he added.
Talking about the loss of crop due to unseasonal rains,
Chavan said an initial survey was being conducted to assess
the cumulative losses.
On the Vidarbha package, Chavan said the Government was
reviewing the implementation and also monitoring it. All the
incomplete irrigation projects including the Gosikhurd project
is under review and said since Gosikhurd has been declared as
national project, the centre would fund the project.
He also admitted that there was backlog in certain
sectors particular Irrigation in Vidarbha.
To a question regarding his meeting with Social activist,
Anna Hazare who had later claimed that the Chief Minister had
agreed to set up two separate Commissions for probing the
Lavasa housing project and irregularities in toll collection
across Maharashtra, Chavan merely said that the government
had sought time of three months to study the issue.