Monday, May 9, 2011

Moushumi Basu publishes third story on Radio Netherlands website

The story reveals the sorry state of India's largest salt-water lake Chilika in Orissa where 'prawn mafia' are chasing out traditional fishermen by laying enclosures and farming lucrative prawns so other fish cannot thrive in the same waters. The state is colluding with the mafia which haven't been restrained in spite of court orders. Now the traditional fishermen are launching a 'do or die' campaign to take down the prawn enclosures!

Read the full story here.

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