Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has assured all help to the fishermen affected by Cyclone Ockhi. He also responded positively to their demands when a delegation of fishermen from Chennai, Kancheepuram and Thoothukudi called on him at his residence and submitted a charter of seven demands, which among other things sought help for the Kanyakumari district fishermen adversely affected by the cyclone.

The fishermen's representatives said Mr. Palaniswami had assured them of all possible help for

the families affected by the cyclone. 

The CM announced Rs 10 lakh each to the families of 2 fishermen who died during Cyclone Ochki. In his condolence statement, the CM said that the body of one of the deceased fishermen, Sabinan, was found in Lakshadweep islands. Sabinan, hailing from Kilvelur in Nagapattinam district, had died while fishing in the sea after Cyclone Ockhi struck Kerala and Tamil Nadu coasts, he added. He also expressed condolence for the death of another fisherman, Judu.

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