Uprooted Manipur lake fishermen in deep water, will fight

Loktak freshwater lake has been their source of living for generations Protesting eviction, fishermen of the Loktak lake in Manipur have decided to fight for their rights. A meeting of fishermen and their family members, held on the Thanga islet on Sunday, condemned the “insensitive decision” of the government which forbids them from machine-fishing and plucking edible water plants in the largest freshwater lake in the northeast, their source of livelihood for generations.

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