In a big cheer to the coastal community of Kerala where hundreds of families had their men missing in the stormy seas, Maharashtra informed that over 900 Malayali fishermen have braved their way to safety there.
68 fishing boats lost at sea reached Maharashtra coast of which 66 belong to Kerala and 2 to Tamil Nadu.
All the 952 fishermen aboard are safe, Fadnavis tweeted.
“Maharashtra will look after everyone completely till weather permits them to go back,” he said.
“I have given orders to Maharashtra Maritime Board and collector Sindhudurg district to make all arrangements for the stranded fishermen,” he added.