Port Blair, Sept. 29: The 28th of Sept. 2022 will be marked as a black day in the history of Andaman & Nicobar Islands wherein the protesting students of DBRAIT were dispersed using water cannons and tear gas by the Police and the Andaman & Nicobar Administration.

The protesting students along with their parents and well-wishers had blocked the road leading from the Airport to Dairy Farm junction in Port Blair to press on their 17 point demands concerning the affiliation of DBRAIT and other allied issues. The protesting students were of the opinion that the Andaman & Nicobar Administration had given false assurances which made them feel betrayed.

Students Advised to Refrain from any Disruptive Protest/ Agitation

Port Blair, Sept. 29: The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration (ANA) and team of senior officers had a detailed discussion with a large delegation of stakeholders comprising of students of DBRAIT, leaders of various Political Parties, PRI members, representatives of important NGOs and Civil Society Organizations regarding various issues raised by students of DBRAIT.  Chief Secretary emphasized that the academic future and interests of the students are paramount in the Administration’s consideration and reiterated the resolve and commitment of the ANA to take all steps to secure the same.

Port Blair, Sept. 29: A heritage film making workshop was organised by INTACH Andaman and Nicobar Chapter at Navy Children School today. The workshop taught the students skills like preparation and shooting, camera angles and basic structuring of a shoot.

Campbell Bay, Sept. 29: The A&N Fire Service has lived up to its tradition and Motto “We Serve to Save” in firefighting operation at Campbell bay in which two fire fighters & one Police Radio Officer got injured in a massive inferno which occurred at RPRS Shelter Colony, Campbell Bay on 26/09/22.

Port Blair, Sept. 29: The Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya (JNRM), in association with the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, Govt. of India and Akhil Bharatiya Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram organised a Seminar cum Exhibition on “Tribal Heroes in India’s Freedom Struggle” on 28th September 2022.