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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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Integrating technologyhuman resources, markets and best practices to promote livelihood issues can help bring dignity to the fisher men. Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Tamil fishermen have objected to Indian trawlers eating into their livelihood. Coming to think of it, did Edwina had serious Chacha issues? As many as 35 country boats and katchathsevu boats ferry the pilgrims, mostly from Rameswaram; there is not a drop of drinking water on the island, and the only structure is a church named after St.

Frequent attacks by Sri Lankan naval isssue and opposition by fishermen there to plying their trade in Katchatheevu islet has forced an increasing number of fishermen to leave for Kerala. Antony, patron-saint of seafarers, to whom the feast is dedicated. Notify me of new kssue via email. Ironicallymany of the Indian fishermen are wage-earners on trawlers owned by rich politicians and are compelled to venture into Sri Lankan waters risking arrest.

Anwar Ibrahim Globalization at a crossroads: Views Read Edit View history. While MK, Jaya spar over ceding of the island, they ignore problems of trawling.

Antony’s shrine is one of a lssue which shares the borders of both countries India and Sri Lanka, and declared holy place by both Governments. Sri Lankan Forces have time and again been confronting Indian fishermen. But the most important suggestion which has the katcharheevu to make a difference is investing in deep-sea fishing and training fishermen for multi-day shipping.

Init was made clear that Indian fishermen are not allowed to fish on the Sri Lankan side. Lankan move to rebuild Katchatheevu katchatheevuu calculated provocation: You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Jayalalithaa pushed for the retrieval of Katchatheevu during her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Besides, the island would be the obvious military base if Sri Lanka goes on a war against India. Dec 31, Katchatheeu won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in India should also realize how favorable Katchatheevu might be to Sri Lanka as it continues to strengthen its ties with China. Hell, the island is 17 km away from India and 20 km away from Sri Lanka.

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The ownership of the island itself katchaatheevu in question as both Indian and Sri Lankan academics claimed rights over the island.

October 5, at 8: Nehru could have called dibs on it at least on this aspect. Yes, Sri Lanka had a strong support from USA at that time, and it was timid wisdom to not piss them off on an issue like this, but Katchatheevu is no ordinary wasteland to just let it get snatched so that nobody has to worry about it.

The church aktchatheevu runs for three days. Tamil Nadu CM J.

National Entrepreneurship Awards The Indo-Sri Katchatheeuv agreement allows Indian fishermen to fish around Katchatheevu and to dry their nets on the island. Ceding Katchatheevu root of fishermen problem: This site uses cookies. When Katchatheevu was ceded inKarunanidhi, who was in power then, claims that he protested but there was no recourse to any legal measure.

Jaya to PM 27 Oct, Nehru simply allowed it because he was under the impression that there are no evidence that the island was a part of India. The story of Katchatheevu slipping and katchatyeevu into the hands of Katchathervu Lanka is as absurd as the pronunciation of the word itself in the national television Kachcha Thee Woo, really? The priests from both India and Sri Lanka conduct the mass and car procession. Why are you fishing in our waters?

CSR Compendium Touching lives of many. Not possible to return Katchatheevu to India: 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. Articles needing cleanup from June All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from June Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from June Articles containing Tamil-language text Articles containing Sinhalese-language text Coordinates on Wikidata.


Most fishermen do not stop at Katchatheevu but venture almost up to the Sri Lankan coast. There have been many efforts to bring the Indian and Katchatheeuv fishermen to the negotiating table but these have met with little success due to lack of agreement on the modalities for fishing.

Also historical rights that the agreement guarantees pertain to using traditional boats and not mechanised trawlers which have denuded the marine ecosystem.


Jayalalithaa 14 May, There is a need to examine the issue issuw to see how the issue, even after four decades, has not led to any change in the lives of the fishermen.

In India recognized Sri Lankan ownership of the island on a conditional agreement. 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.

The reason was, M. Why Modinomics will not usher in acche din in the short term Strong leader, a brittle virtue? The TN vision document does contain some good proposals on this, but little has moved in this katchatehevu.

All News Videos Photos. TomorrowMakers Let’s get smarter about money. The acre land, strategically important for fishing activities, was owned by the Raja of Ramnad Ramanathapuram and later became part of the Kaychatheevu Presidency after the delimitation of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait during British rule between the then governments of Madras and Ceylon.