Port Blair, Nov. 9: The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray considering the public demand on change of boat timings from Port Blair to Diglipur and vice versa has written to the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands for consideration.

The MP brought to the notice of the LG that according to the existing Boat Schedule for Port Blair to Diglipur and vice versa starts from Port Blair at 07.00 am and reaches Diglipur at 02.00 Pm. The return trip from Diglipur starts at 09.00 Pm reaching Port Blair at about 05.00 am to 06.00 am.

He further said that the commuters face much difficulty in connection with getting ready at night timings. They also find it difficult to attend offices and Medical Check ups at Port Blair according to the Scheduled timings fixed. In order to overcome such difficulties and to save a full working day they demand that the Port Blair- Diglipur Boat Service to be re-scheduled as follows: From Port Blair to Diglipur – 09.00 Pm and from Diglipur to Port Blair – 09.00 Pm