Chidambaram visits Car Nicobar
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Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 20:28
  
Port Blair: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and Lt Governor, Lt Gen (retd.) Bhopinder Singh laid a wreath at the Tsunami Memorial at Big Lapathy village at the Car Nicobar yesterday.

After inspecting the Car Nicobar Coconut Mission at the village, Chidamabaram appreciated the efforts of the administration for introducing new technology for improvement of agriculture practices by the people for high yielding coconut plants, the main source of livelihood of the people of the Nicobar islands.

The minister met members of the Tribal Council, Car Nicobar at Perka village and appreciated the courage and resilience of the Nicobarese people in rebuilding their society.

He also praised the joint family system being adopted by the Nicobarese and their traditional way of life.

At the Raj Niwas, Chidamabaram met representatives of fishermen, craftsmen, ex-servicemen from Campbell.

PTI


First Published: Monday, January 23, 2012, 20:28


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