Tamil Nadu requests Centre to secure release of fishermen from Kuwait

Stalin had requested the Centre to secure their release through diplomatic channels.

Updated - May 21, 2024 11:09 pm IST

Published - May 21, 2024 07:03 pm IST - CHENNAI

Shiv Das Meena

Shiv Das Meena

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Shiv Das Meena has written to the Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs, reiterating the State government’s request to secure the release of four Tamil Nadu fishermen from Kuwait.

Chief Minister M.K. Stalin had, on February 9, written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the arrest of four fishermen from Ramanathapuram by the Kuwait Coast Guard on December 5, 2023. Mr. Stalin had requested the Centre to secure their release through diplomatic channels.

An official release from the Tamil Nadu government said that the Chief Secretary had sent a communication to the Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs as a reminder about the request.

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