IMPHAL, July 31: All Manipur Fish Farmers Ngayok Lup Welfare Association has said that they will initiate various democratic actions if the fisheries minister Md. Allaudin suspends the DFO of Imphal East District Fishery office.
In a press meet held today at the Manipur press club, the Association secretary Kh Binoy kumar has stated that if the govt. suspend the DFO H Biramani Singh of Imphal East District Fishery office, then they will Boycott the upcoming Fish Mela which the Fishery department will organized for Nigol Chakouba fest.
Talking with the media person, the general secretary of the association Kh Binoy kumar has also appealed the minister Md. Allaudin that it will be more venerable for him by the state fish farmers if his effort to suspend DFO is change. He also appealed the minister, in spite of giving effort for suspension of DFO, to give his efforts on releasing the pending schemes funds mean for beneficiaries which was provided under National fisheries development Board (NFDB).
The association members have also said that the DFO has taken many initiatives for the state fish farmer to increase the productivity of the farmer. They also added that it would be great loss for the state fish farmer if such good officer is suspended.
According to the members of the association, the minister’s decision to suspend DFO was taken over retaliation between the DFO and the three fish farmer namely S Suranjoy, N Ranjan and Md. Lukama. The association members added that incident occurred on 11 of this month at DFO chamber.