Tuesday 7 April 2015

Bharat Mukti Morcha delegation to Secretary to Fisheries

Today 7th April 2015 delegation of Bharat Mukti Morcha led by Maggie Silveira called on Secretary (Fisheries), Government of Goa Mr. Amjad Tak IAS and appraised him of continues violations of fishing rights in Zuari river. Other members includes Rohidas Andrade, Anthony Cardozo and Sanjay Pereira. 

Mr.Tak was given written appraisal report from the field with regard to illegal fishing rights violations in Zuari river. Mr. Tak disclosed that the Director of Fisheries has been given all the powers to crackdown on illegal fishing including powers to pound the trawlers engaged in illegal fishing in Zuari river. Yet not a single Trawlers has been pounded so far. Director of Fisheries was herself involved in promoting illegal fishing by trawlers in Zuari.

The issue of water sports activities carried on by Hotel Grand Hyatt through Aqua sail was also discussed. Through the discussion the fabrication of investigative report prepared by Superintendent of fisheries supporting water sports activities was revealed.

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