Port Blair, Oct. 5: The State President BJP, Shri. Ajoy Bairagi today met the Director of Shipping Services, Andaman & Nicobar Administration and raised the issue of the crowding in the Passenger Ferries plying between Chatham and Bambooflat. Bairagi requested the Director of Shipping Services to depute an additional passenger ferry in the route. The Director of Shipping Services assured that a 150 pax passenger ferry will be deputed in the route from day after tomorrow for the convenience of the General Public.

The BJP President also raised the issue of irregular sailings to Little Andaman and Nicobar Group of Islands because of which several people from these Islands are stuck in Port Blair and also in the respective Islands. He mentioned that nearly 400 passengers from Hutbay, Little Andaman are stuck in Port Blair and are in urgent need to reach back home.

The Director of Shipping Services ensured that sailings will be scheduled to Little Andaman, Nicobar Group of Islands after the passing of the cyclonic weather conditions.