Port Blair, Jan 6: The Hon'ble Member of Parliament and Leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha Shri. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Wednesday held talks with the leaders of Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee at Gandhi Bhawan, Port Blair.

Chowdhary who is on an official tour to Andaman & Nicobar Islands was accorded a grand welcome by Congress workers at Gandhi Bhawan.

The ANTCC President, Shri. Rangalal Halder heartily welcomed him by presenting shawl, while ANTCC Campaign Committee Chairman Shri. G Bhasker and DCC President, Shri. V.K Abdul Aziz welcomed him with bouquets.

During the meeting, Chowdhary appreciated the efforts of ANTCC in their fight against the BJP led Central Government. He also guided them on various issues and assured them of his support.

"We had open and candid discussion on several local issues. The discussion also figured around strengthening the organization" said Shri. Halder

ANTCC Vice-President Smti. Shanta Laxman Singh, Youth Congress President Shri. Elayaraja Alsu, NSUI State President Shri. M.A Sajid, DCC General Secretary Shri. Abhibhushan Ghosh, Mahila Congress South Andaman Co-ordinator Smti. Zubaida Begum and other leaders participated in the meeting.

The meeting was convened by Congress leader Shri. Sebastian Tirkey while vote of thanks was proposed by DCC President Shri. V.K Abdul Aziz.