Morna. In Shuktirtha in Yogiraj, the fish mafia has hurt the religious faith by showing audacity. There is great anger among the saints due to the large quantity of fish being caught at the Ganga Ghats. A demand has been made from the higher officials to take strict action against the accused who are hunting fish on the Ganga Ghats in connivance with the administration.
Preparations for Chhath Puja are going on at the Ganga Ghat in the ancient pilgrimage city of Shuktirtha and the upcoming Kartik Ganga Bathing Fair will also be organized from 24th November. Meanwhile, a case of fish hunting at Ganga ghat at night has come to light.
The video of fish being caught at Ganga ghat at night is also going viral. After the video went viral, there was anger among the saints. The Ganga Ghats are being hunted indiscriminately by fish mafias at night. Religious beliefs have been hurt due to the fish hunting being done with the connivance of the administration and the huge negligence of the administration has also come to light due to the hunting of fish etc. in religious cities.
On Saturday, District Panchayat President Dr. Veerpal Nirwal reached Gangaghat, where he talked to Dr. Mahakar Singh, General Secretary of Ganga Seva Samiti and the sailors were interrogated and on the spot Area Officer Bhopa Devvrat Vajpayee and in-charge
Inspector Bhopa Rajiv Sharma was called and a protest was lodged and immediate action was demanded against the accused poachers. Besides, higher officials have also been informed about the incident. Mahant Mahamandaleshwar Gopaldas Maharaj of Mata Purnagiri Siddhpeeth has expressed immense anger over the incident and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.