Port Blair, Feb 21: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands to shift the Tehsil office Rangat from the existing hill place near APWD Guest House to Panchayat Samity Office Rangat for convenient to the general public. He informed that due to location of Tehsil office Rangat in a hill place, the general public residing under its jurisdiction i.e. Baratang, Kadamtala, Kasulyanagar, Bakultala, Rangat, Long Island, Betapur including old age persons, divyangjans etc. are facing great inconvenience to visit the Tehsil office by walk for various services such as revenue related matters and other social sector schemes of government due to transportation problems.

The Member of Parliament requested to shift the Tehsil Office Rangat to Panchayat Samity Office Rangat lying vacant since abolition of Panchayat Samity, which is situated in a prime location and is in front of STS Bus Terminus and more convenient  to the general public and others residing under the jurisdiction of Rangat Tehsil.