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Meditating fisherman leaves cops puzzled

A hermit fisherman, who was meditating at sea near Vedaranyam, left officials puzzled.

Published: 07th February 2020 05:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2020 05:51 AM   |  A+A-

Fishers in Kodiyakarai say Kaliyaperumal is an enigma. When he wants to return to land, he just calls one of the fisherfolk and they start the tractor and pull him back to the shore. In this picture, an official is seen quizzing the ‘sea hermit’ | Express

By Express News Service

A hermit fisherman, who was meditating at sea near Vedaranyam, left officials puzzled. When inquired, Kaliyaperumal, who is a senior citizen, said he was living on his float in the sea fishing for crabs. He said he meditates for days, leaving his nets and bait in the water.

The fisher had tied his float to a tractor on the shore with a  100-metre-long rope to avoid drifting away., He had a cellphone, powerbank, and other essentials in a little hut on the float. 



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