No maps of Sri Lanka showed it as its territory. However, seeing it’s strategic location, Sri Lanka started claiming it. The issue was discussed some times during. Katchatheevu Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Jayalalithaa attacks rival DMK on Katchatheevu ceding issue, seeks. In the run-up to the state elections, both the AIADMK and the DMK have been bringing up the issue of ceding of Katchatheevu in and.

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Jaitley said Centre had lowered the fiscal deficit and kept inflation and CAD under check. Anwar Ibrahim Globalization at a crossroads: In June the new Tamil Nadu government led by Jayalalithaa filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking the declaration of the and agreements between India and Sri Lanka on ceding of Katchatheevu to Sri Lanka as unconstitutional.

The island originated from a volcanic eruption that occurred in the 14th century. Sri Lankan minister says Indian court cannot nullify accord on Kachchativu Island”. In the Sri Lankan government issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government saying the Indian court cannot nullify the agreement.

There is a need to examine the issue dispassionately to see how the issue, even after four decades, has not led to any change in the lives of the fishermen. However, the Indian government has stated that “No territory belonging to India was ceded nor sovereignty relinquished katchahheevu the area was in dispute and had never been demarcated” and that the dispute on the status of the island was settled in by an agreement, and both countries took into account historical evidence and legal aspects.


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The reason was, M. The affidavit further indicated that “Indian fishermen have no traditional fishing ussue in the area around Katchatheevu.

Katchatheevu is also the major reason why the fishermen from Tamil Nadu get arrested almost every day by the Sri Lankan government.

As many as 35 country boats and mechanized boats ferry the iesue, mostly from Rameswaram; there is not a drop of drinking water on the island, and the only structure is a church named after St. Last month, reports claimed that the church was going to be demolished by the Sri Lankan government, but it was clarified later by the external affairs ministry spokesperson, Vikas Swarup, that nothing of the sort would happen.


Sri Lankan minister 21 Feb, The Indo-Sri Lankan agreement allows Indian fishermen to fish around Katchatheevu and to dry their nets on the island. With the commencement of the annual ban on fish KA-ing, this is the best time to talk about the deep sea fishing initiative, and engage with the fishermen to train and equip them for multi-day fishing.

Antony, patron-saint of seafarers, to whom the feast is dedicated. Nearly 3, fishermen who had ventured into the sea last evening in boats from here were chased away by the Lankan Naval personnel while they were fishing near Katchatheevu islet.

The right of the fishermen is continuously infringed upon by the Sri Lankan’s Navy “recurrent” actions of apprehension, the Chief minister said.


The Lankan Navy also is doing their job and is equally harsh on Pakistani and Bangladeshi fishermen.

Coming to think of it, did Edwina had serious Chacha issues? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Katchayheevu shrine is one of a kind which shares the borders of both countries India and Sri Lanka, and declared holy place by both Governments. Jayalalithaa attacks rival DMK on Katchatheevu ceding issue, seeks clarification on the party’s chief 23 Jun, Firstlyit must be understood that the Indians are in the wrong and only sustainable fishing practices will change the situation.

Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Tamil fishermen have objected to Indian trawlers eating into their livelihood.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There will be no issue The church festival runs for three days. It is being made out that the reclamation of Katchatheevu will put an end to the misery of the fishermen. Not possible to return Katchatheevu to India: Highest North South East West.