AIADMK MPs protest Lankan Navy firing on Indian fishermen

The party raised the issue during Zero Hour amid din over the demonetisation move of the government.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 18, 2016 3:09 pm

AIADMK members today protested against the recent firing on Tamil Nadu fishermen allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy in the Lok Sabha. While several opposition members were in the Well of the House demanding an adjournment motion on the demonetisation issue, the AIADMK members were also there to protest the latest incident of alleged firing on Tamil fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy.

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The party raised the issue during Zero Hour amid din over the demonetisation move of the government. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said he would convey the concerns of the AIADMK members to the Defence Minister and the External Affairs Minister.

Two Indian fishermen were seriously injured a couple of days ago when Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly opened fire at their fishing boat off Kodiakarai coast.