Port Blair, Oct. 21: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration for sailing of boat (s) to North & Middle Andaman from Port Blair and vice versa to clear the stranded peoples including students, patients, businessmen, farmers among others. The residents are struck up for the past few months at Port Blair and different locations in south Andaman due to transportation problems and wish to return to their homes in view of Durga Puja festivals, which is the prime festival for the Bengal community.

Port Blair, Oct. 20: The touring team of State Bharatiya Janata Party who are at present at New Delhi, met Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare at his office in New Delhi yesterday under instructions from Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair, Oct. 20: The South Andaman District Police has solved a theft case and apprehended one juvenile delinquent by Special Juvenile Police Officer of Police Station Pahargaon with stolen cash of Rs. 1,65,000/- from the residence of the Juvenile in Conflict with Law.

Port Blair, Oct. 20: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to arrange a bigger ship viz MV Swaraj Dweep/MV Nancowry/MV Nicobar to sail from Port Blair to Nicobar Group of Islands and vice versa for transportation of stranded people including essential food and ration items to Car Nicobar, Teressa, Chowra, Katchal, Kamota, Campbell Bay etc. Since large number of tribal people of Nicobar Group of Islands are stuck up at Port Blair since past 03 (three) months, they are facing immense hardship to meet their daily requirements.

Port Blair, Oct. 20: The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A&N Islands organized a mass demonstration at Tiranga Park, Port Blair today demanding immediate declaration of Bonus to Government employees and workers.