Fisheries Associations in Tamil Nadu have strictly instructed the fishermen not to violate the territorial boundaries. In case of disobeying the instructions a ban of one month will be imposed on them.
The Fisheries Association of the Karaikal District in Tamil Nadu has warned the fishermen that those who violate the boundaries would be imposed a ban of one month against venturing into the sea. The Association requested the fishermen to work amicably and not to get into disputes with the Sri Lankan fishermen. The Indian Foreign Minister also requested the fishermen not to violate the territorial boundaries due to the incident that occurred recently.