Let us Proudly Commemorate International Year of Small Scale Fisheries & Aquiculture - 2022

Small Scale Fishers won the court case against Purse Seine nets!

This is a great win today which brought the moral strength to the small scale fishermen who were fought against the Purse Seine nets. There are thousands of fishermen who fought against 53 license holders in Kandakuliya, Kalpitiya won the court case today at Magistrate court Puttlam. 

23 Small Scale Fishers' were summoned to the Puttlam magistrate court today alleging the violence committed by them against Purse Seine net operators last 20th at Kuringgnampitiya. The 23 fishermen including Rev. Bandiwewe Diyasena thero the chief incumbent of Samudrasanna Viharasthanaya Kandakuliya, Kalpitiya were brought the attention the destruction caused by the purse seine nets at the courts today. 

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