12November2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Bishnu Demands Allocation of Separate Fund for Natural Disasters

Port Blair, Oct. 17: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Bishnu Pada Ray has taken up the issue regarding the frequent land sliding caused due to the recent heavy rain fall with the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands. In his letter, he said that due to heavy rain fall in the islands, there occurred frequent land sliding in many places of this territory, posing the life & property of the people in danger. He said that the land sliding, earthquake, flood etc. is considered to be as a part of Natural Disaster by the Disaster Management.

The MP therefore demanded that the A&N Administration should allocate separate fund for relief and rehabilitation of such victims of Natural Disaster in A&N Islands. He further requested that temporary accommodation be provided to the victims for their survival in the time of such Natural Calamity.