Pavithra Wanniarachchi, replying to an Opposition query in Parliament, said that at least six people had complained of having blood clots.
He was talking to TNIE after casting his vote at the Kerala Forest Development Corporation (KFDC) office at Gavi in ward III of Seethathodu grama panchayat on Tuesday.
During the telephone conversation on Monday, Xi pushed the Sri Lankan leader to speed up Beijing's major infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
The Karaikal fishers had to wait for some more time due to the legal process they had already been subjected to.
Upon their arrest, the Indian High Commission here said that they were providing consular assistance to the arrested fishermen.
As many as 20 fishermen from Nagapattinam arrested by Sri Lankan Navy returned in their trawlers to Nagapattinam on Friday night after being released.
VCK, CPM condemned the Sri Lanka government for arresting 54 fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Karaikkal.
The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested at least 54 fishermen from Nagapattinam, Karaikal and Ramanathapuram for allegedly fishing across the International Maritime Boundary Line.
Two more Indian fishing vessels with 20 personnel for engaging in trawling were arrested about 7 nautical miles off Pesalai, Mannar and 5 nautical miles off the Iranativu Island, the statement said.
According to the petitioner, the four died when a Sri Lankan vessel collided with the Indian fishing trawler, ultimately sinking it.
The Indian Coast Guard intercepted three Sri Lankan fishing boats near Lakshadweep islands and seized a huge cache of drugs from them.
Three fishermen from from Vellapallam in Nagapattinam district were allegedly assaulted and robbed by unidentified Sri Lankans at the sea on Tuesday night.
Jaishankar visited Sri Lanka in January and the Tamil issue figured in his meetings in Colombo.
Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka, where Buddhists account for more than 70% of the population.
While voting rights may not be a panacea to all their problems, the refugees believe they would be able to voice their demands better.