Tamil Nadu Fishermen Strike Enters Fourth Day

29/01/2016 11:07 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Indian fishermen look at the Bay of Bengal as they walk at Mypadu beach in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh some 675 kilometers (421 miles) from Hyderabad, India, Monday, Nov.8, 2010. Two southern Indian states, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, had Sunday declared alerts and evacuated thousands of people fearing a severe cyclone. India's Meteorological Department Monday said the cyclone weakened into a deep depression. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A)

CHENNAI -- More than two lakh fishermen in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry continued their strike for fourth day today demanding the return of detained fishing boats by Sri Lanka.

According to reports, the fishermen have announced that they are going to intensify their stir and block the Karaikal port today.

Earlier, Sri Lanka had released 102 Tamil fishermen lodged in Lankan jails as good will gesture last week. However the fishing boats of Tamil fishermen were not released as deterrent measure.

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