Port Blair, Nov. 22: The ANTCC President, Shri. Rangalal Halder has raised the issue of providing Electricity Connections in the remote areas of Campbell Bay.

In his letter addressed to the Secretary (Power), Andaman & Nicobar Administration, he said that the electric connectivity connecting with up to 41 Kms from the areas of Joginder Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Gandhi Nagar are in a ruptured Condition, which needs to be replaced. It has led to severe problems being faced by the residents of Campbell Bay.

Halder stated that the farmers living in the area of Laxmi Nagar who have Patta to their Land were still not granted an electric connection. He demanded the Administration to instruct the Electricity Department to immediately consider their applications and issue new electricity connections.

He pointed at the Electricity Site Office of Joginder Nagar, has been incapable in providing the electricity needs of the settlers. This should not be taken for granted, he said.