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TN Fishermen Chased Away By Lankan Navy, Return Without Catch

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More than 4,000 fishermen from right here returned with out catch after a few of them had been allegedly pushed away by Sri Lankan whereas fishing close to Katchatheevu, fishermen affiliation leaders mentioned on Sunday. The fishermen had been fishing between Danushkodi and Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka, previous midnight on Saturday when gun-toting Lankan Naval personnel got here in patrol boats and drove away round 50 of the almost 600 mechanised boats, they claimed.

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  • Last Updated: October 18, 2020, 16:55 IST
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Rameswaram (TN): More than 4,000 fishermen from right here returned with out catch after a few of them had been allegedly pushed away by Sri Lankan whereas fishing close to Katchatheevu, fishermen affiliation leaders mentioned on Sunday. The fishermen had been fishing between Danushkodi and Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka, previous midnight on Saturday when gun-toting Lankan Naval personnel got here in patrol boats and drove away round 50 of the almost 600 mechanised boats, they claimed.

The fishermen, who haven’t been venturing into sea previously fortnight as a consequence of a strike and climate circumstances, had put out to sea on Saturday night time. Fishermen affiliation chief S Emrit claimed that the fisherfolk needed to return and not using a catch after the Lanka navymen chased them away and that it resulted in financial losses to them.

He urged the state and central governments to take up the difficulty with the island nation’s authorities in order to alleviate the woes of the Tamil Nadu fishermen. Meanwhile, a bit of fishermen resorted to a novel protest right here with begging bowls, searching for motion towards fisherfolk utilizing banned nets for fishing..

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