Machhimar Adhikar Rashtriya Abhiyan

Discontent, unrest and agitation engulf the coasts of our country. Fisherpeople, under severe duress, have no other way but to launch a national campaign to conserve the coastal and marine resources and to protect their lives and livelihood. The campaign begins on 1st May 2008. A central contingent of agitating fish workers starts Machhimar Adhikar Rastriya Abhiyan from Jakho, Kutch, Gujarat on 1st May and proceeds all along our coastline to reach Kolkata, West Bengal on 27th June 2008. This will be precursor to Fisherpeoples’ Parliament March in July 2008. Read more