Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Fishing community

Remembering T Peter: Leader of India’s fishworkers

T Peter, General Secretary of the National Fishworkers Forum (NFF), passed away on 8 October 2020 from COVID-19 related complications in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. A Collective of 15 organizations including the National Alliance of People Movements, Delhi Solidarity Group, Coastal Action Network, and Pakistan India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy and Forum for Trade Justice, issued a statement remembering T Peter.

Veteran fishing community leader T Peter dies of COVID-19

The National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF) General Secretary T. Peter passed away at the Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. He was hospitalised there earlier this month after he contracted COVID-19.