A delegation led by LoP Devendra Fadnavis met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to handover the memorandum seeking assistance for the people affected in the Konkan region due to cyclone Nisarga in Mumbai on June 13. "I along with some BJP leaders toured Konkan region for 2 days. Today, we apprised the Chief Minister about the situation in Konkan. Horticulturists have suffered a major loss there and the govt aid is insufficient," Fadnavis said. "I've urged the CM to change the basis of providing aid and waive off loans of horticulturists and fishermen. We've also put forth our demands related to tourism sector there. Even electricity has not been restored which should be done at the earliest," he further added.
Former chief minister of Maharashtra and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on June 13 stated that state government is trying to keep number of COVID-19 cases low by testing less number of samples. "Maharashtra has capacity to test 38000 samples per day for COVID-19 but only 14000 tests are conducted. Mumbai has capacity to test 12000 samples per day but only 4000 tests happen," he added. The total number in Maharashtra stands at 101141, which includes 3717 deaths so far.
Nesco Exhibition Centre in Mumbai's Goregaon has been converted into COVID-19 quarantine facility. Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis visited the centre on June 01. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state has reached 70,000 mark, while 2362 deaths have been reported in the state so far.
Energy Minister of Maharashtra, Dr. Nitin Raut claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to dislodge the running state government. He made this statement while hitting out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former chief minister of state Devendra Fadnavis for questioning the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government over COVID-19 situation in the state. The minister said, "BJP is trying to get down the state government of Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Devendra Fadnavis should stop dreaming 'Mungerilal ke sapne' of toppling Maharashtra government,"Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government formed by Shiv Sena, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). The alliance took BJP's chance to form the government in 2019 Maharashtra elections. Uddhav Thackeray-led government has faced a lot of flak over the issue of sending migrant labourers home.