Sri Lanka Released 51 Indian Fishermen

       Published : Jan 06, 2017 15:18 IST    

Sri Lanka Released 51 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka today released 51 fishermen of Tamil Nadu, India. Earlier Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam appealed to Prime Minister Modi to take immediate steps to release fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy. Recently 10 fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested by Lankan navy.

CM Panneerselvam had requested Modi to secure the release of 61 fishermen and 116 boats immediately.

The release of 51 fishermen was announced January 2nd and the arrest of new 10 fishermen comes after 3 days of announcement.

Last month Chief minister submitted memorandum to Modi seeking a financial package of Rs 1,650 crore including a recurring grant of Rs 10 crore to improve the status of fishermen in coastal districts of Palk Bay.

Sri Lanka Released 51 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Released 51 Indian Fishermen

Author Biography

Purushothaman is basically a software developer, but he believes writing and expressing something about whats happening around the world to people and to their safety future is his passion. ... View more


PurushothamanSenior Writer and Editor

Author Office Address
2B, Commercial Site, TNHB,
HUDCO Colony, Peelamedu,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India - 641004.
Author Mobile Number
Author Office Number
Author Email