Religious leaders meet anti-port protesters | India News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Leaders of various religious groups in Kerala on Monday met with the fisherfolk protesting against the under-construction Vizhinjam seaport here as part of the ongoing efforts to bring peace in the area, which witnessed violent agitations recently.
The religious leaders met with the fisherfolk at the protest ‘pandal’ set up near the port at nearby Mulloor in the wake of the recent attack on the Vizhinjam police station.
Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday also urged the anti-port protesters not to insist on halting the project but said their agitation was justified, and expressed hope that it would be resolved soon. Addressing the media in Kochi after his meeting with the Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church Cardinal Mar George Alencherry, he said it was wrong to call the protesting fishermen…

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