18August2019

Andaman Chronicle

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YCCI Organises Chess Tournament on the Occasion of International Youth Day

Port Blair, Aug 18: TheYouth Chamber of Commerce & Industry organised a Chess Tournament for the Youth to commemorate “International Youth Day” at TSG Emerald View, Phoenix Bay.

Youth was encouraged to embrace the sport and enlightened about the ill effects of drugs and alcohol by President YCCI, Shri Tanveer Singh.

Cash Prizes were distributed across many categories starting from kids to seniors felicitating the winners on their achievement.

YCCI has actively been involved in encouraging the sport and has identified potential players who could represent Andaman Islands in the days to come.

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Girl Students of Bhandari Education Society (Maharashtra) Felicitate Soldiers on The Occasion Of Raksha Bandhan

Port Blair, Aug 18: The girl students of Bhandari Education Society Junior College, Malvan, Maharashtra have sent handmade ‘Rakhis’ as a mark of their love and affection for the personnel of Defence Forces serving in remote areas including Andaman and Nicobar Command. The students have also sent poetries written by them praising the bravery of Indian soldiers. 

The Rakhis were tied on the wrists of the soldiers of the Andaman Nicobar Command on behalf of the students in a solemn ceremony held on 15th of August 2019. The students have also sent an emotional message and poems conveying their gratitude to their ‘brothers’ who “perform the sacred duty of serving the nation by protecting its borders and keeping their ‘sisters’ secure inspite of not being related by blood”.

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BJP National Vice President Addresses Karyakartas on Membership Drive

Port Blair, Aug 18: Shri. Dushyant Kumar Gautam, National Vice-President BJP & Co-Convenor National Membership Drive 2019  arrived at Port Blair on 17.08.2019 on two days visit. On 17th August, he held review meeting with State & Districts Bearers of Sadasyata Abhiyan 2019 at 5.00 P.M and on 18th August held review meeting at 10.00 A.M. with Shri. Ajay Bairagi, State In-charge Sadasyata Abhiyan, A&N Islands and Shri. K. Ram Das, State Co-In-charge Sadasyata Abhiyan, A&N Islands, Smti. Anusiya Devi, Chairperson, PBMC, all State Office Bearers of BJP, State & Districts Sadasyata Committees, All Districts Committees, All Councillors, PRIs, Mandal Sadasyata Committee Members and Special invitees of party workers also attended the meeting at BJP Office, Middle Point, Port Blair.

Dushyant Kumar Gautam also addressed a large gathering and spoke about several ideological principles which the party follows due to which several leaders from various other parties are now eager to join BJP. 

Ajay Bairagi, State In-charge Sadasyata Abhiyan, A&N Islands and Shri. K. Ram Das, State Co-In-charge Sadasyata Abhiyan, A&N Islands, addressed the gathering and pointed out several issues regarding the manner in which the membership drive was been undertaken.

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