Former chief minister Oommen Chandy said the ‘black law’ will only push the fishermen to further penury when they are currently reeling under the after-effects of the pandemic.
It has also impounded the fishing boat, the Coast Guard said, adding the crew were being brought to Karaikal harbour, near Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu.
Persisting turbulent weather in the Bay of Bengal for over a month now has hit fishing activities in the district.
During the hearing, advocate Mehmood Pracha, appearing for the three, argued that no charge-sheet has been filed in the case within 90 days and thus they must be released on statutory bail.
Advocate Mehmood Pracha, appearing for Khatoon, Khan and Ahmed, argued that no charge-sheet has been filed in the case within 90 days and thus they must be released on statutory bail.
Owing to the State Government's directive for muted celebrations this year, the two puja committees have decided to cook a small quantity of the bhog only for offering to the Goddess.
Hilsa’s peculiar habitat makes it impossible to breed it artificially through aquaculture, unlike other fish.
The VMC public health officials seized 100 kg of rotten fish stored in a refrigerator from a shop at Ramalingeswara Nagar in the city on Sunday.
The authorities in the recent past had directed all boat owners and fishermen to strictly abide by the ban on use of unapproved vessels.
Grief of losing a friend and memories of wretched experiences at sea still haunt the fishermen who returned home after almost 60 days of struggle in the Bay of Bengal.
Anguished for over two months, they fear loss of livelihood as demolition gets delayed
Speaking on the occasion, he said that the State stood eighth in the country in terms of fish production.
There is a thin strip of beach separating sea and Muttukadu brackish water lagoon, which is maintained by Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture.
At a time when depleting mangroves and marshlands are posing a threat to existence of the Fishing Cat, CDA will focus on conservation of this Schedule-I species.
Sethi said the boat owners and fishermen have been directed to strictly abide by the ban on plying of unapproved vessels.