Port Blair, July 17: Fulfilling the demands raised by the General Public of Rangat region, the Member of Parliament of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has recommended a Mortuary Van for the Panchayat Samiti Rangat from MPLADS fund for the use of People of the region.

The Mortuary Van will be provided to Panchayat Samiti Rangat at the cost of Rs. 15 Lakhs.

Once inducted, the Mortuary Van will not only help the general public during last rites of their loved ones at Rangat region but also can be pressed into use to transport dead-bodies from Port Blair to Rangat.

Presently people of Middle & North Andaman are facing huge difficulties in transporting dead-bodies from Port Blair to Middle & North Andaman because of the high rate of private Mortuary Vans in Port Blair.