Jafrabad port is among one of the hubs for fishery in Amreli. Every year fishes worth rupees 500 crore are exported from this port. From here 600 boats goes in the sea for fishing from Maharashtra to the South of India. However, with the hike of Rs. 12 in the diesel used in this boats, the owners have gone on a strike to oppose this hike.
The president of Jafrabad boat association said that if the Government will not take this price hike back than from 8th of February fishermen of this entire country will go on a strike. Whereas on the other hand there are almost 6000 fishermen working in this port and the strike is affect them adversely.