The Peasant and Workers Party (PWP) distributed over one lakh bhakari, chapatis, dry vegetables and fish free of cost at Azad Maidan on Monday. Preetam Mhatre, PWP corporator and Opposition leader in Panvel Municipal Corporation, told DNA that they decided to help the protesting farmers by providing home-made food. "Most of our women workers woke up at 4 am to prepare the food." Balama Patil, MCL of PWP, said that they had not a spent the single penny over the truck-load of food. Mhatre said messages were exchanged with party workers over WhatsApp to bring the food to Karnala Complex in Panvel.
Source: dna March 13, 2018 00:45 UTC