Jolly meet Fisheries Director

Port Blair
26 Jun 2018

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly met the Director of Fisheries, A&N Islands on Tuesday along with Mr B. Hema Raju, general secretary, Fishermen Welfare Association, A&N Islands, Mr V. Papa Rao, president, Fishermen Welfare Association, A&N Islands, Mr Abdul Majeed (Majju), Mr CH. Sankar and fisherfolks. During the meeting, Mr Vishal Jolly highlighted the problems facing for the past 26 years by the fishers particularly the fishermen of Dignabad. The Aberdeen Jetty (At  present water sports complex) was operated by Dignabad fishermen but the A&N Administration forcefully vacated the fishers with promise that they will allot an alternate  fish landing centre, which is till date pending.  To solve the passage problem of the fishing boats at Fisheries Jetty, the Balsali scrap boat has to be removed from fisheries jetty, Phoenix Bay, to uplift the livelihood of the Dignabad fishers, Mr Vishal Jolly suggested the Director of Fisheries to establish a fish landing jetty with  a modern fish market at Dignabad. The suggestion was accepted by