Staff Reporter

Demand for inclusion of all eligible persons in list for compensation

VISAKHAPATNAM: The district unit of Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday described the agreement signed by the Government with the Traditional Fisherfolk Forum as a `hoax' and demanded inclusion of all eligible persons in the list for payment of compensation.

Reacting to the announcement of agreement with the fishermen of Gangavaram, CPI (M) city secretary K. Loknadham, district executive members B. Ganga Rao and V.S. Padmanabha Raju said the compensation under the Gangavaram port rehabilitation and resettlement package should be extended to more fishermen.