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Fishermen Community Stages Protest Against Fisheries Department In Sopore


Sopore: Fishermen community are up in arms against the Fisheries department Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The protesting fisherman said authorities had failed to control the illegal poaching in wular lake thus affecting the livelihood of fishermen community badly.

They alleged that, due to the corruption, some officers are hand in glove with poachers who are using fishing nets during nights.

Meanwhile, when contacted to Asst Director Fisheries Sopore Mohammad Shafi, the official said, The department is working tirelessly to keep the vigil.

“We had also framed a team who would take a strong note against the poachers illegally involving in such crime,” he added.