UNSTARRED QUESTION/ நட்சத்திரமிடப்படாத கேள்வி
2665. DR. T. SUMATHY (a) THAMIZHACHI THANGAPANDIAN:
Will the Minister of FISHERIES, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, AND DAIRYING be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government is aware of the fact that several fishermen from the State of
Tamil Nadu have shown disagreement with several provisions of the Indian Marine
Fisheries Bill, 2021;
(b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons, therefor?
(c) whether the Government is also aware that the Bill will only lead to nation-wide
protests and blockades of ports as the Bill does not have a single word about fishermen
welfare, if so, the reasons therefor;
(d) the details of measures that have been taken by the Government to address the issues
raised by fishermen against the Bill;
(e) whether the Government has any details of the number of livelihoods, to be affected by
the Indian Marine Fisheries Bill, 2021; and
(f) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?