India, July 11 -- Two days after visiting the breached Tiware dam, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has written to chief minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis demanding the rehabilitation of the affected villagers, along the lines of residents of Malin village, which got buried in a mudslide in 2014.

Pawar has also demanded basic facilities for the villagers, such as, water and power supply; bridges connecting villages; government jobs for the kin of the deceased; and compensation for farm land, houses, etc, that were washed away in the flood-like situation following the dam breach on July 3.

"The villagers need to be shifted to a secure place. They also need to be rehabilitated like [residents of] Pune's Malin village that...