Thursday 22nd, October 2020
canara news

Fisherman offer samudra puje

Published On : 21 Aug 2016   |  Reported By : Canaranews Network


Udupi: Fishermen offered samudra puje seeking a good fishing season at Malpe beach here on Thursday.

They first offered prayers at Vadabhandeshwara (Balarama) Temple at Malpe and later to the sea god at Malpe beach.

Traditionally, fishermen go to sea only after Nariyal Poornima. But with the government’s ban on fishing ending earlier, they now do so earlier.

Hiriyanna T. Kediyoor, president of Malpe Fishermen’s Association, said fishermen get a good haul between August and October and between April and May. November to March is usually regarded as slack months for fishermen.

Sports and Fisheries Minister Pramod Madhwaraj, K. Raghupati Bhat, former MLA, Yashpal Suvarna, president of the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Districts Fish Marketing Federation, were present.







More News

Billawa Legend Jay C. Suvarna no more
Billawa Legend Jay C. Suvarna no more
National Webinar on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code & its impact on Indian Industry on 19 October 2020
National Webinar on Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code & its impact on Indian Industry on 19 October 2020
“INVESTING IN MENTAL HEALTH: ROLE OF EDUCATORS”
“INVESTING IN MENTAL HEALTH: ROLE OF EDUCATORS”

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.