The fishermen of the north held a protest rally yesterday demanding stoppage of transgression.
Earlier they assembled at the Federation of Northern Fishermen societies and proceeded to office of the Department of Fisheries and handed over a memorandum to Asst.Director of Fisheries, Ramesh Kanna. Then they proceeded to Jaffna Secretariat and handed over a copy of the memorandum to the District Secretary, Jaffna, N.Vethanayagan and then proceeded to the Indian Consulate in Jaffna and handed over the memorandum to the Deputy High Commissioner, A.Nadarajan
The Deputy High Commissioner, taking over the memorandum said he is aware of the matters in the memorandum and promised to inform the relevant authorities regarding them. The NCP Fisheries Minister, P.Deneeswaran, Member S.Sarveswaran and the Secretary of the TNPF, Selvarasa Kajendran also took part in this protest.