Complete Lockdown to be Observed on Saturday and Sunday

Electrical, Hardware, Motor Garages, Restaurant with Home Delivery, Carpenter/ Furniture Shops, Quarry & Crushing to be Allowed to Operate Among Others

Port Blair, Aug 24: The present lockdown ordered by the A&N Administration in South Andaman District will continue from the 25th of August 2020 to 31st August 2020, said an Order issued by Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, District Magistrate South Andaman today. The lockdown shall be applicable for all weekdays.

As per the Order:

An Islander, Shri K Rajendran R/o Beodnabad is ailing from severe lungs and liver disorder. He is a private worker. He is currently admitted at Kaveri Hospital Chennai and is in need of Rs 2 Lakhs for his medical treatment.

Port Blair, Aug 24: The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council Shri. N.K. Udhaya Kumar today met Shri.Suneel Anchipaka IAS, Deputy Commissioner (SA) earlier and appraised him about the issues of closure of shops at Bathu Basthi area due to implementation of Lock Down and formation of Containment Zones. The Chairperson requested the DC to look into the matter.

Port Blair, Aug 24: Continuing the charity, during the current lockdown imposed in South Andaman, ‘Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi’ has donated ration kits to the needy through various platforms.

Port Blair, Aug 24: BJP State Unit under the leadership of Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman & Nicobar Islands today paid tributes to Swargiya Arun Jaitely on his first death anniversary. Shri. Prakash Adhikari, Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Shri. D.C. Aruna Giri, Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. N.K Udhaya Kumar, Chairperson, PBMC and President, BJYM, A & N Islands were also present at Dr. Shayama Prasad Mukherjee Bhavan during the tribute ceremony along with other leaders from the State Unit, Yuva Morcha, Mahila Morcha and Minority Morcha.