Hinesh, a local fisherman from Alleppey, says that we take our boat inside the sea for five to seven days. It costs one to one and a half lakh rupees. Due to the increase in the price of diesel, it has become difficult to carry it and nowadays fish are also coming down. “I have four factories here,” says Premchandra Bhatt, managing Mangala Marine, one of Kerala’s largest seafood exporter companies. More than 650 workers work, but 80% of the work has stalled since Corona. We were demanding a package from the government but did not get it.