Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum ( PFF) Badin chapter held protest demonstration and rally against annexation of Sindh’s islands on Saturday.
Muhammad Umer Mallah, Muhammad Qasim Bucho, Muhammad Hassan Mallah, Muhammad Aslam Mallah, Fida Soomro, Kawish Latif, Shahbaz Dal and others led the rally which begun from centre of the city and culminated in front of Badin press club.
They also paid sit-in for several hours which caused suspension of traffic along busy road.While talking representitives said islands were assets and property of Sindh province which were occupied by centre.
They said, people of the province would not tolerate such annexation and occupation.The representatives said water bodies in the province were forcibly occupied by influencials and irrelevant individuals.
The protestors also told that such occupation had caused hundreds of families of fishermen, unemployed and facing uncertain conditions.
The demonstrators were also disappointed and told that the fishing licences were provided only to the persons of choice.