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As the fishing ban end, huge crowds turn up for fresh catch at Kasimedu

Bijoy Ghosh | Updated on June 23, 2019 Published on June 23, 2019

Huge crowd turned up at the Kasimedu fishing harbour to purchase fresh catch. Fishermen ventured into the sea after the 60 day fishing ban ended on June 15. During the ban, mechanised boats fishermen do not to venture into the sea to avoid disturbance caused by trawlers to marine life during the breeding season. The ban was increased from 45 days to 60 days back in 2017. The TN Govt gives a compensation of Rs 5000 during the ban period.

Photos : Bijoy Ghosh

Published on June 23, 2019