Port Blair, June 09: A delegation of Ranchi Association, Port Blair along with tribal members of Andaman and Nicobar Islands held a fruitful meeting with the Chief Minister of Jharkhand Mr. Hemant Soren on Friday morning here at Circuit House, South Point, Port Blair.
The delegation comprised of President Mr. Febiyanus Toppo, Vice-President Mr. Suman Lakra, General Secretary Adv. Prakash Minj, Secretary Mr. Sebastian Tirkey, Cashier Mr. Phool Kumar, Joint secretaries Mr. Sunil Minj and Mr. Anil Toppo
They discussed various developmental aspects for the upliftment of Chota Nagpuri Adivasis (Ranchi Community) peoples living in Andaman & Nicobar Islands with the Chief Minister and highlighted measures for the welfare and advancement of the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes in the Islands.
In addition, issues pertaining to social, economic, political and educational development of Chota Nagpuri Adivasis, transit accommodation for tribal’s at mainland, increased air-fares etc. were discussed in the meeting.
They also highlighted the CM about the cultural bondings and similarities shared between Andaman & Nicobar Islands and the state of Jharkhand.
The Chief Minister expressed happiness over meeting the members of Ranchi Association and assured that their demands would be sincerely looked upon.