Tuesday, April 28, 2020

MP requests Secy. (Shipping) to start sailings

Port Blair, April 28: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands has requested Secretary (Shipping), A&N Administration to start the sailings of ships and boats to transport the general public  to Inter Islands who are held up at Port Blair due to lock down of COVID-19.  He said many patients, students and general public stranded at Port Blair and are facing lot of hardships due to non availability of proper food, water, shelter etc and even the money available with them has been exhausted. Before allowing them to go back to their places, COVID-19 test may be done.  Similarly, many people from North & Middle Andaman district are also stranded at Swaraj Dweep and Saheed Dweep who are also facing same problems. They may also be shifted to their residential places by arranging special boats, a press release from MP office said here.

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