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Tamil Nadu chief minister reiterates commitment to reclaiming islet from Sri Lanka

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has reiterated her commitment to reclaiming the Katchatheevu Island which were given to Sri Lanka by India in 1974, reports Colombo Page.

Responding to a later from the opposition , the Chief Minister said, she will bring an amendment that assured the island was retrieved from the Sri Lankan government.

Ms Jayalalithaa previously said that he ceding o the Katchatheevu islet to Sri Lanka was one of the root causes behind the Indian fishermen detention problem.

Sri Lanka will not return Katchatheevu islet to India (22 Feb 2016)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister blames previous Indo-Lanka agreements for pathetic plight of fishermen (02 Nov 2015)

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