Port Blair, July 2: The State President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Shri. Ajoy Bairagi has written a letter to the Director, State Transport Services, Andaman & Nicobar Administration requesting him to consider plying of busses operated by STS as well as private busses on fixed schedule on regular short intervals for the convenience of the general public.

Bairagi in his letter has mentioned that the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated lives of many and daily wage earners like barbers, tea vendors , tour operators and other small shopkeepers are the worst affected. He added that many residents of the Islands do not have vehicle of their own and they are facing issues in travelling. He added that the residents who are intending to travel for vaccination are also facing problems.

He therefore requested the Director, State Transport Services to consider starting bus services of both STS and private sector busses.