The indefinite strike by fishermen of Jegadapattinam and Kottaipattinam against the arrest of 19 fishermen by Sri Lankan navy entered the third day on Monday. They demanded the immediate release of the fishermen and urged the Centre and the State government to hold talks with the Sri Lankan government to desist from such intervention in future. Kuttiyandi, president of the Jegadapattinam Fishermen Association, said that all fishermen from Jegadapattinam and Kottaipattinam would go to Sri Lanka on September 27 .