Proposal made to form committee on fishing issue

India’s Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) president G K Vasan has urged the Indian Government to look into the issues faced by Tamil Nadu fishermen and form a high level committee to hold talks with the Sri Lankan Government to resolve the issues.

In a statement, the TMC president pointed out a slew of incidents in which Tamil Nadu fishermen had been arrested by the Sri Lankan navy and said that the Centre had not taken any action, The Hindu newspaper reported.

Vasan also said a high-level committee comprising ministers, officials and fishermen should be formed without any delay and also top-level discussion should be held with the Lankan government to find a resolution. (Colombo Gazette)