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Fishermen stand in sea protesting against diesel hike

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 15:38

More than 100 mechanised boat fishermen Sunday stood in the sea here, wearing black headbands and waving black flags, protesting against the recent diesel price hike and demanded that it be rolled back.

Fisherman`s association president Balasubramaniyam said they were unable to manage costs with the earlier price and the hike would spell doom for them.

He said all fishermen`s associations in Tamil Nadu planned to meet at Pattukottai tomorrow to chalk out the next course of action.

First Published: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 15:37

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