I request you to apprise via your esteemed Newspaper to the Andaman Administration as well as Electricity Department of Andaman & Nicobar Islands regarding the regular Power Outage issue faced by me and fellow Islanders.

It has become a regular issue and we are facing regular Power/Electricity Outage since last 2 months. The outage is of not few minutes but for long hours every day, which makes it difficult to carry out daily activities and causes unrest. When the country is claiming to have electricity in the remotest of villages, it seems we Islanders are being taken for granted. Please find below details of outage for the last two days but this issue is going on since last two months.

8th June, 2021 - 8 AM to 12 PM, 2 PM to 4 PM & again 11 PM to 1.30 AM

9th June, 2021 - 6 AM to 10 AM & again in the evening.

The publication of difficulties faced by Islanders in your Newspaper will help us to take the matter to the highest decision making authority and could bring some relief to us if action is taken about this by the relevant authorities.

An Islander

Dear Editor,

Your Coverage of Lakshadweep and Andaman reviving COVID 19 of 8th July, brings to mind a poem by Tagore, ‘Juta Aviskar‘ (The Invention of footwear).


As you are aware that various universities in India are switching towards online examination mode due to COVID-19 Lock down situations, but the students of these Islands attached to such universities are under distress for unable to make a presentation for online written and Viva examinations, due to very slow Internet bandwidth available in these Islands.

I am a Post Graduate student of Dentistry at Chennai, my admission was confirmed just before the lock down and the Directorate General of Health Services, New Delhi has asked me to join the college at Chennai vide their notice on 13/6/2020 and was asked to report to the college physically between 16th June-22nd June, 2020

Letter to the Editor

Dear Sir

It is submitted that am a BSNL subscriber having a BSNL Postpaid Mobile (943428xxxx) connection since July 2003, BSNL Landline Phone (258xxx) since March 2005 and BSNL Broadband (BB) connection since November 2008 in my name. During the past decade and a half I have been a loyal customer always paying bills within due date. But won’t claim am doing something extraordinary because I believe when service has been availed, timely payment is an obligation which I must honour as a customer.