Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Northern Sri Lanka fishermen protest at the Indian mission
Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 07:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 29, Jaffna: Fishermen in Northern Sri Lanka today staged a protest in front of the Consulate General of India, in Jaffna demanding the Indian government to stop Indian trawlers poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters.

The protest was organized by the organizations of Jaffna district fishermen.

Indian mission allowed five representatives of the fishermen to enter the premises to hand over a petition while Sri Lankan military and police personnel were deployed in the premises amidst chaos.

Later on protesters marched up to the office of Jaffna District Secretary and handed over their petition to the official as well.

The fishermen accuse that the organized South Indian fishing trawlers invade Sri Lankan waters for poaching causing conflict with the Sri Lankan fishermen and Sri Lanka Navy.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
State Minister pledges to make the fisheries industry third biggest foreign exchange earner
-- [6 hours ago]
Curfew lifted in Gintota, police presence will be maintained
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka needs a national strategic defense plan - Field Marshal Fonseka
Committee appointed to prevent recurrences of communal clashes
Gintota unrest: 19 suspects remanded, curfew again today
Sri Lanka to bring back asylum seekers detained in Australian offshore detention centers
Freedom of expression should not be used harm social values, Sri Lanka telecommunication regulator warns
Sri Lanka's manufacturing and services sectors slow down in October 2017
Sri Lanka, UAE advancing bilateral relations in multiple domains
Sri Lanka Prime Minister says will pay off all debts during this government's time

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.