Friday, February 20, 2009

Inclusion of Malayalee settlers of Andaman in OBC list urged

Inclusion of Malayalee settlers in OBC list urged

Port Blair, Feb 19

   The President, General Secretary and members of the "Malayalee Settlers", A&N Islands met Justice Ronojit Kumar Mitra (Retd.), Chairperson, A & N Commission for OBC on 13th February, 2009 and submitted a representation to include the Malayalee settlers brought here by the Govt. of India under various schemes to these Island territory in the list of OBC of A & N Islands at par with post 1942 Bengali settlers. The Chairperson has assured of taking appropriate action on the matter soon. The Gram Panchayat Pradhan, Shivapuram (Betapur), M Andaman, Smt Shantha also met the Chairperson during his visit to Rangat and Mayabunder on 11th February, 2009 and represented for similar demand, a communication said here today.

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