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Recovering from worst floods, party loyalties matter little in Kolhapur


Wooing with food: Congress candidate from Kolhapur South Ruturaj Patil at a ‘misal pe charcha’ organised as part of his election campaign. | Photo Credit: Anil Velhal

In Kolhapur, one of the wealthiest and as a result politically unpredictable districts of Maharashtra, the 2019 State Assembly polls have blurred party differences. With each candidate focusing more on individual achievements than those of the party, these polls may spring surprises in the district.

Just two months ago, Kolhapur city and parts of the district suffered one of the worst floods in more than a decade causing damage approximately worth thousands of crores ...


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