Farming & Fisheries sector

Sweet promise

Print edition : December 08, 2017

A ship prepares to dock at the Adani Group's Mundra port in Gujarat. A file picture. Photo: AFP

Kharai camel, a unique camel breed of Kutch, swim into the sea with their Maldhari handlers to feed on mangroves in the creek of Mohadi. Kutch is one of the biggest coastal districts of Gujarat with vast stretches of mangroves. Port developers have been interested in the region for sometime now. Photo: Vijay Soneji

Narendra Modi’s promise of a sweet revolution and a blue revolution to enhance the incomes of farmers and fishermen in Gujarat is an unconvincing chimera, given the allegations of environmental violation by the Adani Group’s Mundra port project.
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