Public outrage against official negligence in fishing; Dead fish found in PCB office premises, farmers claim loss of crores

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Aluva: Public outrage in opposition to officers' negligence in Periyar's Matsya Kuruti. Fish farmers protested in entrance of the Air pollution Management Board (PCB) in Elur with lifeless fish. There was a scuffle between the protesters and the police. In the meantime, indignant protesters threw lifeless fish in entrance of the workplace.

The police intervened to cease the try and establish the fish however have been unsuccessful. Protesters blocked the Air pollution Management Board Chairman's automobile in entrance of his workplace. The general public outrage was unprecedented. The protestors say that they’ve suffered a lack of crores and the fish farmers have by no means suffered such an enormous loss.

Preliminary figures of the Fisheries Division point out that greater than 150 fish cages have been utterly destroyed because of the dumping of chemical waste in Periyar. In line with the fisheries division report, the poisonous river has additionally flowed into the Kochi Company space. Varapuzha, Cheranellur and Kadamakudy panchayats have suffered probably the most losses. Many of the fishes died in Varapuzha. Fishermen have misplaced crores of rupees.

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