Port Blair, Feb. 25: The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray in his letter to the Hon’ble President of India has demanded that a permanent Dinghy Ghat Jetty be constructed at Ariel Bay, North Andaman. Requesting for the intervention of the President, Bishnu said that farmers from Shanti Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Ganesh Nagar, Coffee Dera etc. transport their field products such as vegetables, pulses, rice etc. through Dinghies and offload it at Ariel Bay Ghat.

He also mentioned that the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands had visited the site on the request made by the villagers and had directed for construction of a Dinghy Ghat Jetty near Coast Guard Jetty but the action taken thereafter Is not known.