Port Blair, July 17: Considering the re-opening of all Govt. Schools for teachers throughout A & N Islands and also considering the hardship likely to be faced by the general public under the prevailing pandemic of COVID-19, the State Unit of Bharatiya Janata Party has taken a decision to withdraw the call of “Bandh” only. All other Dharna & Pradarshan will take place as announced earlier, by adhering to all preventive measures and guidelines of COVID-19, a communication from the State-Convener Media Cell, BJP, A&N Islands said here late in the night yesterday..

Party to Target the Autocratic and Undemocratic Style of Functioning of the Chief Secretary Chetan Sanghi

Port Blair, July 16: The Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has called for ‘Andaman and Nicobar Bandh’ on 17th of July 2020 from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Bandh will be organized under the leadership of Shri. Ajoy Bairagi (State President, BJP), Shri. Vishal Jolly (Former State President BJP) and the members of the State Committee and aims to target the autocratic and undemocratic style of functioning of the Chief Secretary of Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Chetan B Sanghi. The agenda for the Bandh are as follows:

Port Blair, July 16: The Directorate of Transport is in the process of implementing Vahan 4.0. It is expected to be launched during the month of August 2020. In order to facilitate the migration of existing data to the new software version, the transactions related to Registration of Motor Vehicles has to be stopped temporarily.

Port Blair, July 16: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has taken up the matter regarding resumption of Health Insurance Scheme of ANISHI (Andaman & Nicobar Islands Scheme for Health Insurance) for the treatment of poor Islanders till such time, proper medical treatment facilities for all the diseases are created in A&N Islands.

Port Blair, July 16: e-Dweep Kendra(CSC) at Panchayat Bhawan Mithakhari was inaugurated by Shri. Vinay Kumar Jindal, DANICS, Director RD, PRIs & ULBs and Assistant Commissioner (HQ) on 11/07/2020 in the presence of Shri. Mohammed Safiq Pradhan, PRI Members and staffs of Gram Panchayat Mithakhari.