The Prime Minister met the families affected by the viscious cyclone and assured them that "the government will do everything possible to bring back the missing people."
Prime Minister Modi also extended his prayers that the missing people are returned before Christmas.
"Government of India is with you in every way, our rescue efforts will never fall short and we will help you in every way, I am here to assure you about this. We pray that all those missing, can return home before Christmas," Modi said addressing the families.
A rescue and search operation was also launched by the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard bring back the fishermen. As of December 14, 700 fishermen have been rescued including five Sri Lankan nationals. (ANI)