Tamil Diplomat

Release of TN fishermen in Sri Lanka being expedited – Indian Minister

The Indian government today said that the process of securing the release of Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested and jailed in Sri Lanka were being expedited.

‘‘Hopefully we should have a good news before Deepavali festival’’, Union Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh said on the release of fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for violating the maritime boundary line.

Talking to reporters at the Chennai airport, on his arrival from New Delhi to participate in the National Integration Day event on the occasion of the birth anniversary of 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, he said the process of securing the release of fishermen were being expedited