Fishermans in the Raigad District have been living on the coastal area since their forefathers and have been using the coastal land for repairing fishing nets, drying fish for their livelihood . But though the land was used by these fishermen it was not in their name and as such Custom Deptt has issued notices to evacuate the land which is unjustified. Hence to give justice to these fisherman and to hear the fisherman’s  and to ascertain the factual position of land MLA and Raigad Dist BJP President Shri Prashant Thakur  requested Hon.Min Shri Chandrakant Dada Patil  Accordingly, a review meeting was convened on Wednesday the 5th July 2017 in Mantralaya in which it was decided to carry out survey of the lands possessed by fishermans within three months.