The family members of the arrested fishermen have been taking hand loans from known people to run the family.
It reached Thengapattanam fishing harbour at 9.30am on Tuesday. The incident once again highlights the disadvantages of fishing boats venturing out alone.
Sensing the urgency, ICGS Aadesh was immediately diverted to proceed towards the area and undertake search and rescue operation.
Coast guard personnel are in touch with state governments to deal with the situation in wake of the impact of 'Bulbul'.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized two Iranian fishing boats and 15 crew members for illegally entering Indian waters. They have been arrested.
Ten ICG ships have been deployed for locating the fishing boats and rendering assistance to stranded fisherman in affected areas.
Satish, who is being treated at a private hospital, has been declared by doctors to be out of danger. Four others returned unhurt, Assistant Director of Fisheries P Laxman Rao said.
Authorities said 22 migrants were rescued from the sea, and nine bodies were recovered.
Under the impact of strong winds, the boat drifted towards Bangladesh whose Coast Guard personnel caught the fishermen and took them into their custody.
The boat was taken into custody for crossing international maritime border; a joint team of investigators is interrogating the crew
India and Maldives have stepped up mutual co-operation and have now taken it to the next level of military training, in addition to the expanding economic and political relations.
The Navy and Coast Guard are fully prepared to meet any eventualities, the Defence Minister said.
Defence Minister called for a 24x7 vigil, co-ordination and pro-active approach from all agencies in the Maritime domain.
Four Coast Guard personnel boarded their boats and allegedly roughed them up even as the fishermen sought to know why they were stopped.
The motorised fibre boat Murugan Thunai, which was on its way from Cuddalore to Rameswaram, capsized on September 3 off Uchipuli.