People of Pesalai yesterday engaged in an attention drawing struggle against the transgression of Indian Fishermen.
The attention drawing struggle under the aegis of people of Pesalai at Pesalai Bazzar yesterday at around 8.45 a.m. The struggle was held with all shops in Pesalai closed and the fishermen refraining from going to sea.The strugglers held placards with slogans including the following while being engaged in the struggle:
* Our sea is for our fishermen to fish, not for Indians!
* Indian Government stop the activities of destroying our marine resources!
* Sri Lankan Government save our fishermen from hunger death!
The people engaged in the struggle said they are undergoing hardship which were unknown during the 30 years old war.
The areas opened to Indian fishermen should be closed in order to stop the destruction of marine resources, smuggling of Ganja and drugs and the spread of corona during the transaction of money for the smuggled Ganja, they said.