Fishermen’s pleas to be discussed on 4th February
A meeting to be held on February 4th to discuss the 25 pleas raised by the fishermen from Jaitapur, in Mumbai, Industry Minister Narayan Rane informed
The Maharashtra government has appointed a committee presided by Industry Minister Narayan Rane to find a solution on the fishermen’s pleas.
Rane said, “The Shiv Sena is losing its strength and they can’t do more than taking pledges. It is better not to talk on their current position,” he said.
The Industry Minister further said that the state government has taken a policy decision and the toll policy will not change just because one organization’s or an individual’s apprehension. Toll revenue has helped in the state’s development and if it is closed down, the government has to pay the remaining amount and the government is unable to pay the dues, he said.
Rane said, “If the residents of Guhagar do not want the MIDC in the area, then a decision to cancel the proposed MIDC will be taken. But the opinions of those people who do not have any connection with the village, will not be accepted.”
Rane confirmed that the decision will be taken only after the discussions with the locals.
The Industry Minister said that the Congress-NCP front has committed to win the MP and MLA seats in Konkan and the opposition would not be allowed to win not a single seat. Rane also stated that the Aam Aadmi Party would not last in Konakn.