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24 September 2014 Wednesday 6:05:55 PM
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Fishermen held human chain rally in front of Barisal DC office
Anisur Rahman Swapan


p8y2xhisMarginal fishermen held human chain rally in front of Barisal deputy commissioner’s office on Wednesday morning to press home their 6-point demands including hard step for preventing piracy.

Their demand included taking hard steps against piracies, rescue and recovery of abducted fishermen and fishing boats, ensuring safety and security of them, arranging relief and rehabilitation programmes including alternative livelihoods during fishing-ban period.

They also handed over a memorandum to the prime minister through the deputy commissioner on these issues.

The programme was jointly organised by Bangladesh Khudro Matsyajibi Jeley Samity (BKMJS) and Barisal district Matsya Aratdar Association (BMAA).

The rally was addressed among others by Israil Pandit, central president, Anwar Hossain Shikdar, central secretary, Syed Babul Hossain, district secretary of BKMJS, Babu Ajit Kumar Das, president, Joyonta Kumar Das, secretary, Joynal Abedin, publicity secretary of BMAA, Saidul Islam, Md. Rana, marginal fishermen.

The speakers said piracy in the bay and coastal area, dacoity on coastal forests and shoals rose in recent days. In last nine months at least 2,000 fishing trawlers looted, 496 fishermen and fishing boat crews abducted and more 86 of them killed by the pirates and dacoits in costal areas.

Government allotted per family monthly 40 kilogram rice, some times cash money distributed among the fishermen as relief during the period of ban imposed against fishing on open water sources. But more than sixty percent fishermen excluded from the list and often corrupted officials deprived fishermen from those relief assistances, the speakers alleged.

After the human chain rally the fishermen handing over memorandum 6-point demands to prime minister through the deputy commissioner cautioned to start hard movement for realising those.

Edited By: Amader Barisal Desk

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