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Fishing around olive ridley turtles' nesting sites banned by Odisha government for 7 months

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The Odisha government has decided to ban fishing for seven months around the olive ridley turtles' sites. The ban will start in November. Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra has directed the officials to get the ban implemented at the ground level. He chaired a virtual high-level meeting over the issue and emphasised the need to involve all stakeholders, NGOs and the local community to implement the ban.