Raut was interacting with reporters before joining a march in Nashik to protest the growing menace of drugs in Maharashtra.
Speaking to reporters here, Raut claimed nobody tried to enter the Trimbakeshwar temple forcibly as projected, but a group of people was only following an old tradition on the day of the incident.
Two young men were killed and another was seriously injured when their motorcycle collided with a Maharashtra state transport bus in Nashik city in the wee hours on Saturday, police said.
The rains caused inconvenience to officegoers and students going to schools in Nashik city, while fewer people ventured out to visit Ganpati pandals.
In a press conference, Raut had appealed to government officials and policemen to not follow "illegal orders of this illegal government."
So far, 4,74,100 persons have recovered, including 14 during the day, leaving the district with an active caseload of 28, he added.
He was referring to Pawar's statement in Pune a day before that "certain things were done" in the aftermath of the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly elections to expose the BJP's `greed for power', and he knew "how to bowl a googly."
The recovery count increased by 12 and touched 4,73,945, leaving the district with an active caseload of 71, he added.
At present, 75 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals in the district, the officials said.
With 19 patients recovering from the viral infection, the cumulative count of recoveries in the district rose to 4,73,762.
"Munde led from the front to do justice to farmers....He worked for farmers through schemes such as the Krishna Valley, Tapi Irrigation and Vidarbha Irrigation...
Raut said while the BJP is sensitive to comments perceived as insulting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the party remains quiet when it comes to remarks made...
Since nobody succumbed to the infection during this period, the death toll in the district remained unchanged at 8904, they said.
The recovery count rose by 29 and touched 4,73,160, leaving the district with an active caseload 78, he added. PTI CORt in the district is 78 at present.
The recovery count increased by 17 and touched 4,73,109, leaving the district with an active caseload of 102, an official added.
The recovery count increased by 21 and reached 4,73,001, leaving the district with an active caseload of 122, he added.
So far, 4,72,980 patients were discharged following their recovery and 23 of them recuperated during the day.
He said the recovery count had increased by 31 and stood at 4,72,685, leaving the district with 174 active cases.
As per official data, Nashik city has so far logged 2,75,824 cases, while 1,79,361 were reported in other parts of the district, 14,031 in Malegaon and 8,524...
The recovery count rose by 77 to touch 4,72,477, leaving the district with an active caseload of 188, he added.
According to the administration, of the cases reported so far, 2,75,717 were from Nashik city, 1,79,289 from other parts of the district, 14,024 from Malegaon...
Of the total number of cases reported so far, 2,75,687 were from Nashik city, 1,79,274 from other parts of the district, 14,023 from Malegaon and 8,516 from...
The recovery count increased by 117 and reached 4,71,820, leaving the district with an active caseload of 266, he added.
The district's recovery count stood at 4,71,637 and 15 of these patients recuperated on Thursday.
A total of 4,71,419 patients have been discharged following their recovery so far, of whom 70 recuperated during the day.