Reformz Request Chief Secretary to Monitor Price Hike

Port Blair, Nov. 23: ‘Reformz’, an local NGO has raised the issue of uncontrolled price hike in vegetables and fruit trade apart from other food items like fish with the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration. In a letter to the Chief Secretary, the President of the NGO, Shri Arvind Rai Sharma apprised mentioned that while the A&N Administration has been doing good in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic in the islands, there are some issues which has gone unnoticed.

Port Blair, Nov. 23: The Non Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, A & N Islands has decided to organise various protest programmes on 26th November, 2020  in support of National strike called by central trade unions and Confederation of Central Govt. Employees and Workers, New Delhi. The central trade unions, employees’ organisations and farmers’ organisations have called for a nationwide 24-hour strike on 26th November to press their long pending demands and to protest anti-people policies of the Central Government. A meeting of central executive committee of the Association held at Crusade house, Port Blair on 21st of this month took the decision to support the national strike by organising programmes all over the territory jointly with Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU). At Port Blair the protest programme will be at Tiranga Park, Aberdeen Bazar.

Port Blair, Nov. 22: In one of the rare incident that took place, a pregnant lady gave birth to a girl child inside MV Coral Queen, which was sailing from Hut Bay to Port Blair. The delivery took place on 21st Nov. 2020 after the vessel had set for sail at 2330 hrs.

Port Blair, Nov. 22: The Bharatiya Janata Party State Unit Team under the leadership of Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President Bharatiya Janata Party today met Dr. Sanjeev Balyan, Hon’ble Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt. of India at Raj Nivas Annex, Corbyn’s Cove, Port Blair.

The Minister was on a three day personal visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands along with his family. Ajoy Bairagi along with the Bharatiya Janata Party State Unit had earlier welcomed the Minister at Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair. 

Port Blair, Nov. 22: With an effort to promote the local young Nicobarese talents, Mr. Ebrahim Jadwet organized a program for Doordarshan Kendra Port Blair, where the young tribal lads got an opportunity to showcase their talents in vocal singing and guitar. It was on social media that Mr. Jadwet found these talents and felt it is essential to promote them and motivate them.