Requests CS to Quarantine Govt Officials Returning to Mainland

Port Blair, July 6: The Secretary, Tribal Development Council, A&N Islands, Rayhaan Pasha has informed the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration regarding telecommunication network problem in Katchal, Teressa & Chowra Island for the last 24 days.

The people of Katchal, Teressa & Chowra Island are facing lot of problem due to non-functioning of BSNL network, especially during this pandemic crisis. Many families are not able to communicate with their loved ones and are worried about their wellbeing. Rayhaan requested the Chief Secretary’s intervention to solve the issue at the earliest.

The Secretary on behalf of Nicobari tribal community also requested the Chief Secretary to quarantine those Government Officers / Servants and Non-Tribal before visiting to Nicobar tribal reserve area who have returned from mainland for the safety of the Nicobari Tribes. Tribal people will be grateful to the A & N Administration protecting their life, said the Secretary.