Port Blair, April, 29: Dr. T.K. Jijith Rekh, State General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, met the Chief Secretary Andaman & Nicobar Administration today and apprised him about the hardship faced by the Islander’s and the tourist because of the cancellation of Air India flights to mainland. It was also brought to the knowledge of the Chief Secretary that many students who had their entrance examination in mainland are also unable to go to mainland as all other private airlines are overbooked.
The chief secretary assured that he will take up this matter with the Aviation Ministry. Later on Rekh also met the station Manager, Air India, Port Blair and requested him for operating additional flights from Chennai and Kolkata.