Udupi: Missing fishermen and boat, delegation meets central minister Rajnath Singh

Umesh Marpalli

Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (MS)

Udupi, Jan 3: A delegation met the central home minister Rajnath Singh and sought his help and cooperation in tracing the missing 'Suvarna Tribhuja' boat, which had gone into the deep sea along with seven crew from Malpe fishing port on December 13.

The delegation which met the central home minister was led by central minister D V Sadananda Gowda and comprised of Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP of Mangaluru, K Raghupati Bhat, MLA of Udupi, Lalaji Mendon, Kaup MLA, Jaya C Kotian, president, Dakshina Kannada Mogaveera Mahajana Sangha, Vinay Karkera, president, Mogaveera youth organization, Shivalingappa, honorary president of Karnataka state Gangamatha employees welfare association, Raghavendra, leader of Mogaveera organization and other Mogaveera leaders. The delegation urged the minister to take necessary action in tracing the missing boat.

Rajanath Singh, who responded to the appeal of the delegation instructed the defence secretary to conduct an investigation from all angles by the central government itself and trace the missing boat and fishermen. Rajnath Singh also assured the team that search operation will be carried out in borders of Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat including sea area and also in other areas where there is suspicion of finding the missing boat.


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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Fri, Jan 04 2019

    No history of Bermuda Triangle in the Arabian Sea ...

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  • Lancer, Mudarangadi

    Thu, Jan 03 2019

    Try to find out with other fishing boats which went with them. Generally they keep in touch with each other through vhf. Otherwise may have hit by a passing merchant vessel and sunk..

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  • Avinash, Mangalore

    Thu, Jan 03 2019

    Just a doubt... Were you catching fish before?? You seem to have complete knowledge of the sea ...

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  • Langoolacharya, Belman / Washington,DC

    Thu, Jan 03 2019

    Jossey Sir,

    You were looking for Raghupati yesterday....see he is very much here....trying hard as usual...


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