In , Katchatheevu was ceded to Sri Lanka by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi through the Indo-Sri Lankan Maritime agreement to settle. THE TRAITOROUS AGREEMENTS. The Island of Katchatheevu is a part of the Indian Union. It is very much within the sovereign. TN govt asks centre to initiate diplomatic steps and urges for withdrawal of the agreement ceding Katchatheevu islet to the island nation.
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Article VI areement the agreement protects the Indian fishing vessels right to venture into and stay in Sri Lankan waters. Ask New Question Sign In. The statement of External Affairs Minister Mr. In June the new Tamil Nadu government led by Jayalalithaa filed a petition in the Supreme Court agremeent the declaration of the and agreements between India and Sri Lanka on ceding of Katchatheevu to Sri Lanka as unconstitutional.
Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now. This has emboldened the Sri Lankan navy to continue with its unabated killing of our Tamil Fishermen. The legality of the transfer was challenged in the Katchtheevu Supreme Court since the recognizing was not ratified by the Indian parliament. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Many reasons may be attributed.
The island originated from a volcanic eruption that occurred in the 14th century. Ownership of the island was controversial up until as during British Rule the island was administered by both countries. Company Corporate Trends Deals.
TN govt asks centre to initiate diplomatic steps and urges for withdrawal of the agreement ceding Katchatheevu islet to the island nation. Article VI of the agreement protects the Indian fishing vessels right to venture into and stay in Sri Lankan waters. Antony, patron-saint of seafarers, agreemnet whom the feast is dedicated. The island was earlier part of the Ramnad Kingdom. Before venturing to understand the 36 year long continued sufferings of our Tamil fishermen, we should first clear ourselves of our doubt in this issue.
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Over the years the Government of India is making an unfounded statement that it has ceded its rights over Katchatheevu Island. Last month, reports claimed that the church was going to be demolished by the Sri Lankan government, but it was clarified later by the external affairs ministry spokesperson, Katchatheeevu Swarup, that nothing of the sort would happen.
Katchatheevu Island Issue
India’s history is great in terms of transferring its land to various neighbours: The Indo-Sri Lankan agreement allows Indian fishermen to fish around Katchatheevu and to dry their nets on the island. Why are you fishing in our waters? During the civil war and with northern katchatheevu under the control of the LTTE expandthe fishermen had easy access into the fishing grounds. Stupid Katchatheeevu family betrayed India. These are not simple issues.
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June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Though ceded to Sri Lanka, the agreement, which did not agreemment fishing rights, allowed Indian fishermen to fish around Katchatheevu and to dry their nets on the island. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
Is India scared of Sri Lanka? The Indo Sri Lankan Pact, is based on this principle of joint exercise of suzerain power and not a complete ceding of territory as it is being portrayed by Mr. In all the Indian Land Survey Records issued between the years andKatchatheevu Island is depicted as an Indian Territory alone In the year of srilankan govt started to say that katchtheevu belongs to them. In effect the Indian fishermen too exercise katcatheevu rights over the Katchatheevu Island and the surrounding Seas.
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Subject to the Foregoing Indian fishermen and pilgrims will enjoy access to visit Katcha Teevu as hitherto and will not be required by Sri Lanka to obtain travel documents or visa for these purposes. No one will shoot anyone else The Island of Katchatheevu is a part of the Indian Union. Your Reason has been Reported to the admin.
The issue was discussed some times during the meeting between Indian and Sri Lankan leaders. This agreement shall be subject to ratification.
Katchatheevu: The big issue over a small island
Antony’s shrine is one of a kind which shares the borders of both countries India and Sri Lanka, and declared holy place by both Governments. Krishna, amputate his tongue for having repeated a false and disproved statement. The second agreement was entered into in the yearbetween the agreemet Secretaries of both the nations. As such this agreement has lost its sanction, has become inoperative and unenforceable.
The agreement signed by leaders of both the nations and which is vehemently relied on by Mr. It has a Catholic shrine and has been declared as a sacred area by the government of Sri Lanka. Accordingly, the Union Government amended Article and thereafter ceded the territory to Pakistan.