According to the Lok Sabha, There are 75 missing Indian defense personnel which consists of 54 war prisoners were believed to be in the Pakistan Custody.
The Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh said,”The missing Indians has not been acknowledged by Pakistan so far.
He also said that,” there are 417 fishermen in Pakistan’s custody and 15 fishermen in Sri Lanka’s custody and they are believed to be the Indian nationals”.
Mr. Singh said,”In the case of Pakistan, consular access is awaited, and information about the States that they belong to is not available. The 15 fishermen are believed to be from Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry,”
The 15 fishermen are believed to be from Tamil Nadu, and the Union Territory of Puducherry are believed to be in the custody of Srilanka eplying to another question on the issue, he said, the government regularly takes up with Sri Lanka and Pakistan the matter of early release and repatriation of Indian fishermen and fishing boats.
In answer to the question he said, the government regularly takes up with Sri Lanka and Pakistan the matter of early release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats.