Fishermen families are worried as the incident comes close on the heels of an inferno that had destroyed over 40 boats at Zero Jetty in the harbour.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the TDP had created various opportunities for BCs financially, socially and politically.
Former TTD chairman and YSRC regional coordinator YV Subba Reddy hailed the instant response of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in providing relief to the affected fishermen families.
Range officer of the sanctuary Pradosh Moharana said the arrested fishermen were booked under the provisions of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
Jagan was scheduled to release the amount during his tour to the Sullurpeta Assembly constituency on Tuesday. However, the trip was cancelled due to inclement weather.
It was learnt that the boat overturned when the fishermen were unable to control the boat due to high tide.
Stating fish production in the state has increased four times in Odisha in the last 20 years, the chief minister said the export of marine fish from the state has reached Rs 4,500 crore.
The fishermen returned to India on Sunday, following which the delegation of fishermen met Sitharaman and expressed their gratitude to her.
The yatra received an overwhelming response from people in Tanuku of West Godavari district.
The fishermen’s associations have demanded that the Centre take action to secure the release of the fishermen.
The fishermen had caught fish to a tune of Rs 50 lakh. They also steered the vessel away to avoid detention, said the prosecution summary.
The Baltic, which is enveloped by some of Europe's most industrialized nations, is one of the most heavily polluted marine ecosystems on the planet.
Addressing reporters, he said the Tharuvaikulam fishermen, who were arrested by the Maldivian authorities, recently attended an inquiry related to the appeal petition filed by the vessel owner.
The fisherfolk in Rameswaram have been staging a series of protests demanding steps to release the arrested 64 fishermen and to retrieve all the boats seized by the island nation.
Four fishermen were released under some conditions. However, their boat has been confiscated by the SL government. The four men have been handed over to the Indian Embassy.
Fishermen association leaders said the Sri Lankan Navy apprehended 27 fishermen on October 14 and seized five boats.
The accident occurred while the crew members of the Silverstar boat were resting after their work. The Noorinmol boat approached from behind and collided with them.
They were fishing around 20 nautical miles southeast of Kodiyakarai when they came under attack.
Chief Minister MK Stalin has already urged the centre to intervene in the matter.
Since the indefinite protest has been withdrawn, the fishermen in Rameswaram will venture into the sea on Saturday.