Aamir Khan visited Maharashtra’s Baramati and met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, deputy CM Ajit Pawar and Supriya Sule on Thursday
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan visited Maharashtra’s Baramati and met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, deputy CM Ajit Pawar and Supriya Sule on Thursday. Khan and the leaders were there to attend the inaugural ceremony of the annual Krushik (Farmers’) Exhibition 2020.
Addressing the audience, Aamir Khan said, “The work done by the Pawar family through their Agricultural Development Trust is huge. I wanted to visit this place for the past two to three years. The achievements in farming in Baramati is immense. I would have to stay here for a couple of days to understand this place.”
Khan speaks on water conservation
Aamir Khan also interacted with farmers where he stated that water is the most essential component of human life. He said that his Paani Foundation is working to educate and aware school students on water conservation and sustainability. “I am here today to learn,” the filmmaker said, donning a solid ash-coloured T-shirt and beige chinos.
Lauds Sharad Pawar’s work in agriculture
“Since the last four years, Paani Foundation is engaged in carrying out water management efforts across villages. We are also involved in soil health management, grass cultivation and crop planning,” Khan said. He also lauded Sharad Pawar’s work in the field of farming and said that the former agriculture minister has ideas that would solve rural problems.
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