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Trade Bandh called by ACCI gets good response, even vendors supported the Bandh


Port Blair, Apr 12: The Trade Bandh called by the Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) got good response in many Islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. According to sources most of the shops were closed at Great Nicobar, Middle Andaman region, Diglipur region and Hut Bay areas. In a few Islands Autorickshaws were also off the roads. At Port Blair most of the shops were closed and some private buses remained off the road, causing problems to commuters. The impact of the bandh was felt in many parts of the islands right from Diglipur to Campbell Bay with complete shutdown in the port services.

However, essential services like petrol pumps, medicine shops etc were exempted from the purview of the bandh so that the general public is not inconvenienced. Even services related to tourists, viz; tourist cars, ferries, hotels, boats etc were allowed to operate with a view that the visiting tourists are able to travel and enjoy the islands without hindrance.

Meanwhile, ACCI has thanked all members of the trade, industry and commercial organizations including all associations who have expressed their solidarity for the Trade Bandh for its stupendous success.



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