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Assault on TN fishermen by Sri Lankan navy: We are able to’t be silent spectators, Stalin tells exterior affairs minister | Chennai Information


TRICHY: Condemning the alleged firing on Nagappattinam fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy at mid sea on August 1, Tamil Nadu chief minister M Ok Stalin wrote to the exterior affairs minister C Jaishankar to pressurise the federal government of the neighbouring nation to not unleash violence on Indian fishermen.
“It’s extremely condemnable that they launched violence towards our fishermen with disregard to the worldwide legal guidelines. We can’t be silent spectators to the difficulty that impacts the livelihood of the 1000’s of Indian fishermen. We must always usher in a longstanding political decision to the difficulty,” he acknowledged.
E Kalaiselvan, 33, a ship driver from Akkaraipettai, had been injured within the incident, stated the chief minister, including that 9 others had escaped unharmed. The injured fisherman was present process remedy in Authorities Normal Hospital in Nagappattinam.
The fishermen alleged that the Sri Lankan armed compelled launched the assault on them after they have been fishing round 40 nautical miles southeast off Kodiyakarai. The fishermen fled the scene and reached the shore within the early hours of Monday.
The chief minister additionally stated that the incident triggered agitation among the many folks in Tamil Nadu notably amongst folks dwelling in coastal areas “Will probably be our obligation to guard the lives and belongings of our folks. We must also make sure that the Sri Lankan navy complies with worldwide legal guidelines moreover giving stress to the Sri Lankan authorities that they need to to not injury the boats and nets and assault the Indian fishermen,” he stated.





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