Tamil Diplomat

Ban on Southern fishermen to fish in seas off Nayaru, Mullaitheevu: Resolution passed by NPC

A resolution submitted by NPC member Thurairajah Raviharan,  in monthly sittings of the NPC, yesterday, demanding to take suitable action to stop transgressing Southern Fishermen from fishing in Nayaru sea areas in Mullaitheevu was passed unanimously by the house.

Although permission had been given to southern fishermen lot of other southern fishermen are fishing in this area, Raviharan pointed out.

The resolution was passed pointing out the loss of livelihood of the local fishermen due to the fishing of the transgressing Southern fishermen.