The Lakshadweep administration has withdrawn its order to deploy government officials on fishing boats for intelligence gathering following the widespread protests from the employees and the locals. An order to increase security on ships has also been withdrawn. Amid protests by islanders against the proposed “reforms” by Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel, the island administration had taken a set of decisions, including deputing government officials onboard local fishing boats for intelligence gathering. The order to increase security on ships has also been withdrawn.
Jun 10, 2021, 11:03AM ISTSource: Times Now