Four fishermen who went missing off the coast of Vizhinjam safely returned ashore on Saturday.
13 other fishermen on another boat which had developed a snag and drifted into the Bangladesh waters because of inclement weather were rescued by the coast guards of India and the neighbouring country
Carlos, a 48-year-old fisherman from Kunnumpuram, Anchuthengu, who went to sea along with five other fishermen, has not been traced even after four days.
She was interacting with the media persons in Manipal prior to meeting the families of two missing fishermen from Badanidiyoor region near Malpe.
Reiterating their previous opinion on the delay in tracing the missing men, the judges criticised the Central government.
While Fisheries Minister Venkatarao Nadagouda will seek help from both organisations, revenue minister RV Deshpande has written to the Union Home Ministry seeking help.
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Sitharaman, who visited the grieving families in Vizhinjam and Poonthura early Monday morning, told reporters here that she would apprise the union home and agriculture ministers of the situation.
In a thatched house on Poonthura beach, 21-year-old Bobby, his 42-year-old mother Jacintha and his 17-year-old sister Nimmy are hopeless about the future.