Seafarers hit streets in protest at Quepem, Margao

27 May 2020 02:39 PM

The issue of seafarers is now heating up. The families and well wishers of seafarers hit the streets in protest at Margao and Quepem. They have demanded seafarers should be quarantined for free. They also alleged that many seafarers stranded abroad have comitted suicide and government is not botherd about them.

The families of seafarers from Quepem held an indefinite hunger strike protesting that the  government has failed to bring back their loved ones. They criticized the government by holding placards. They demanded that government should not ask companies to pay quarantine fees of seafarers. And testing fee should be waived off. 


In Margao, families of seafarers and well wishers were preventedfrom holding a protest in the city. Police dispersed the protesters from where they had gathered.


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