Central Government in the Supreme Court today answered to Katchatheevu issue. Tamilians cant be get back Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka and Katchatheevu island belongs to Sri Lanka as per the agreement passed in 1947. This news has creating shock wave in minds of Tamil Nadu people.
Tamil people are fishing in the Katchatheevu island for several years. In the year 1974, Indian Government gave away the Katchatheevu island to Sri Lanka. After recieving Katchatheevu from India, Sri Lanka has assassinated more than 800 Tamil fishermen fishing in the Katchatheevu region.
Following assassination, Sri Lankan Government has also arrested many Tamil fishermen and kept in prison for long period. On behalf of the Tamil Nadu Government, petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking to recover Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka.
This case came into action today in Supreme court. In this case, Central Government has announced that Katchatheevu belongs to Sri Lanka. Tamilians cant get back Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka.
Central Government answered this on the basis of the agreement passed in 1947. Central Government’s answer has creating shock to all the Tamil people.