Protesting ongoing coastal road project, fishermen urge others to boycott election

  • | Saturday | 20th April, 2019

A huge portion of fishing areas off Worli Koliwada, Worli Dairy and Priyadarshini Park, have already been reclaimed,” said Marshal Koli, a fisherman from Worli Koliwada. “Due to the proposed Mumbai Coastal Road Project, the western coast near Worli will be reclaimed by 200 m to 500 m by dumping of soil. Fishermen alleged that on Friday evening, policemen arrived at Worli Koliwada and removed the banners. So, how is this a violation of the code of conduct?” asked Harishchandra Nakhwa, a petitioner from Worli Koliwada. FISHERMEN IN Worli Koliwada have called other residents of the locality to join them in boycotting the election to the Mumbai South Lok Sabha constituency, as a mark of protest against various parties ignoring their complaints of loss of livelihood owing to the under-construction coastal road project.

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