Rs 10 lakh relief aid to the family of a deceased fisherman: Chief Minister Stalin’s order

Chief Minister MK Stalin has ordered to provide relief assistance of Rs 10 lakh to a fisherman’s family .

Rs. 10 lakh relief for the family of a fisherman who lost his life in a Sri Lankan naval attack

Pudukottai District Fishermen who went fishing from Kodaipattinam on the 18th have been attacked by the Sri Lanka Navy. The navy ship collided with the trio and fell into the sea. Among them, a fisherman named Rajkiran has lost his life. The remaining two have been captured by the Sri Lankan Navy.

In this regard, the Government of Tamil Nadu today (Oct. 22) issued a press release:

Following the revelation by the Chief Minister that three fishermen had gone fishing in a trawler with registration number IND-TN-08-MM-201 on 18.10.2021 from the Kottaipattinam fishing harbor in Pudukkottai district, they had been chased by the Sri Lankan Navy while fishing and the trawler had sank in the sea. Stalin wrote a letter to Union Foreign Minister Jaishankar.

On 18/10/2021, it came to light that three fishermen went fishing in a trawler with registration number IND-TN-08-MM-201 from the Kottapattinam fishing harbor in Pudukkottai district. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu had written a letter to the Union Foreign Minister asking for his release

Rs 10 lakh relief aid to the family of a deceased fisherman: Chief Minister Stalin's order
Rs 10 lakh relief aid to the family of a deceased fisherman: Chief Minister Stalin’s order

Two of the three fishermen, Sukanthan (age 22) and Xavier (age 38), were in the custody of the Sri Lankan navy when the body of another fisherman, Rajkiran (age 28), was found dead.

Chief Minister MK Stalin has expressed his deepest condolences to the family of the deceased fisherman Rajkiran and ordered him to provide Rs. 10 lakhs from the Chief Minister’s General Relief Fund to his family.

The Tamil Nadu government has said.

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