Prathibha Cauvery: Jayalalithaa announces cash awards to five fishermen - The New Indian Express

Prathibha Cauvery: Jayalalithaa announces cash awards to five fishermen

Published: 06th November 2012 06:00 PM

Last Updated: 04th February 2013 02:08 PM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced a cash reward of Rs one lakh each to five fishermen hailing from Chennai for risking their lives to save the crew of ship which ran aground last week during cyclone Nilam.

The Chief Minister also heaped praises on them saying they had risked their lives to sail into the sea in a boat to save the crew members of 'Prathibha Cauvery' who had fell into the sea when a boat they were in capsized.

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