Letter to Union Minister of External Affairs

Respected Smt. Sushma Swarajji,

Kind attention is invited to our telephonic conversation today. I would like to thank you first, for the offer of help in the mater. The details are as below.

On 14th May 2016 from Cochin fisheries harbour two mechanized boats registered in Tamil Nadu went for deep sea fishing. There were 13 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, 5 from Kerala and 1 from Assam. The fishermen were engaged in deep sea fishing near Diego Garacia in British Indian Ocean Territory. On May 27th 2016 these nineteen Indian fishermen were arrested by the Navy of England since they crossed the British Territory. The details of the vessels are as follows:
1. Registration No. IND TN 15 MM 5271 Owner :- Jagan, Thoothur
2. Registration No. IND TN 15 MM 4669 Owner :- Antony Vallavilai, Kannyakumari District
It is requested that your good office may kindly intervene in the matter and assistance of Central Government to release the fishermen may please be provided.

Yours sincerely

Pinarayi Vijayan

Smt. Sushama Swaraj
Union Minister of External Affairs
South Block
New Delhi 110 001