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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Katchatheevu: The big issue over a small island

You stay on the Indian side, let our fishermen stay on the Sri Lankan side Curtsey – Katchatheevu Island Issue. This site uses cookies.

Defence Defence National International Industry. We do not shoot if Sri Lankan fishermen agreemnt Indian waters. Sri Lanka is said to a friendly country.

Katchatheevu: The big issue over a small island – Livemint

Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred against a certain community Others. The exercise of joint suzerain power by England and France since over Candon and Endenbury katchtaheevu a best example. Why does India fear Sri Lanka and does not take back Katchatheevu? These are not simple issues. The principle of Equi-Distance demarcation, normally followed in International treaties was not followed, but instead the demarcation was carried on with a sole object of forgoing Katchatheevu Island to Sri Lanka.

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What is controversial about agreemeent “Katchatheevu” agreement signed between India and Sri Lanka? Accordingly, the Union Government amended Article and thereafter ceded the territory to Pakistan.

Why did India cede the Katchatheevu island to Sri Lanka in 1974?

Article VIII of the agreement stipulates obtaining a ratification, which could be done by bringing a suitable amendment to the constitution before enforcing the agreement.

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The Island of Katchatheevu is a part of the Indian Union. You came in there. Peris, who during the aagreement of British Rule in 40, served as an Assistant Draftsman and later became a Ministerial Secretary after Sri Lanka attained independence, on She said that every time fishermen were arrested, she took up the matter with the Centre and in the last one month, four attacks had been reported.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka had claimed that it had belonged them only right since British Era.

The statement of External Affairs Minister Mr. The United States did not agree to this demarcation, which did not follow the principle of Equi-Distance demarcation. Learn More at ragingbull. The island has a Catholic shrine that attracts devotees from both countries.

History of Kachchatheevu | எல்லாளன்

When the zamindar system was introduced in the year the Kachchatheevu was under the rule of ramanad rulers until when zamindari system was abolished. In her detailed reply, she said ceding of Katchatheevu kqtchatheevu resulted in attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy as Colombo was not respecting various provisions of the agreement relating to traditional rights.


He owes his success to 1 strategy. In the year the east india company signed an agreement with ramanad king to use sixty nine village and 7 island including katchatheevu for their trading purpose. Kachchatheevu which was also caled as vali theevu is small island of about acres and 20 cents comprised.

By reciting the same statement over a long period of time, this untrue statement is now made to be believed as true.

No maps of Sri Lanka showed it as its territory. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was filed under News. It requires patience and endurance to understand the issue of Katchatheevu Island.

No such ratification or sanction has been obtained. Krishna on the right. The book describes the early history and the usage of waters between Sri Lanka and India.