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Commercial fishing continues in Singanallur lake


COIMBATORE: Despite ban on commercial fishing at Singanallur lake in place since January 1, fishermen persevered their fishing activities whilst corporation commissioner K Vijayakarthikeyan was once present at the lake on Thursday.

The commissioner took part in the inaugural function of the ‘Jadav Aranya’, a programme to plant saplings on the banks of Singanallur lake beneath the Miyawaki manner.


While the function was once happening, fishermen were found fishing in the lake in more than 3 coracles and fishes were being caught for commercial objective.


While the activists were crying hoarse that the fishermen are the use of the lake as an insignificant fish tank by way of breeding and catching unique fishes and not using a breeding season, the corporation who is the landlord of the lake, has now not initiated any motion.


When contacted, the commissioner stated the corporation could be submitting a police grievance against the violators.




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