Jayalalithaa reprimands central govt.

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Indian opposition AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa today said the Indian central government was not doing enough to stop the alleged attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, as incidents were continuing even after last week's alleged killing.

"Even before calming down of the situation after the killing of a fisherman (Jan 12), the Sri Lankan Navy had confiscated the Indian fishermen's catch, phones and threw their fishing nets into the sea," Jayalalithaa said in a statement here.

"If one looks at these, it seems whether India lacks the capacity to prevent the unwarranted attacks on its fishermen," she added.

Sri Lanka has denied that its navy had fired on three Indian fishermen that led to the death of one of them even as the Indian government has protested strongly against the incident and asked Colombo to avoid the use of force. (IANS)

  Comments - 13

  • dpl Sunday, 16 January 2011 07:39 PM

    ms.jayalitha and ms sonia must chase out from politics.

    Chandana Sunday, 16 January 2011 09:11 AM

    Mind your own business Tigresss!!

    pinky Sunday, 16 January 2011 10:07 AM

    this should be investigated before blaming Sri Lanka

    PRESIDENT Sunday, 16 January 2011 10:57 AM

    India and Sri Lanka must do cooparate fishing in the region

    raj Monday, 17 January 2011 04:07 AM

    election is coming so politicians are politically motivated to issu statements.

    KHKaru Monday, 17 January 2011 04:12 AM

    Opposition leaders everywhere do the blame game to perfection.

    Shehan2 Sunday, 16 January 2011 11:46 AM

    Yes. I am a sri lankan and sad these incidents continue to happen. If Lanka navy doing this, they should be punished heavily even if things happened in sri lankan waters. India should act fast. There is no reason to kill. Also Why Indian navy allow their fishermen to jump the border?

    Calm Monday, 17 January 2011 06:23 AM

    The killing of fishermen by the navy and fishing in each others territory has been going on unabated for a long long time. Our President says that we have a very good understanding with the Indian Government. Why is then this situation prolonging without any solution?

    Truth Exposed Sunday, 16 January 2011 02:36 PM

    She is desperately trying to hold on to any dead rope coming her way to win the next elections. Of course, it will end up in utter failure.

    Maheswari Batti Sunday, 16 January 2011 03:07 PM

    Please give us some Warm clothes maam, we're shivering from the cold waters!!!

    Gayan Sunday, 16 January 2011 03:25 PM

    May be you can donate some of your 2000 pair of shoes and 5000 odd saries.

    KHKaru Sunday, 16 January 2011 04:53 PM

    The opposition leaders in most south Asian countries have a common trait. They have ample time and reasons to accuse and criticize others.

    Ari Sunday, 16 January 2011 05:53 PM

    Cannot this killing be the work of some interested elements seeking to spoil the relations between the two countries?


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