THE LIGHT OF ANDAMANS | VOL 35 | ISSUE 25 | 27 JAN 2012
Home Minister Visits ATR
By Staff Reporter
The Home Minister P Chidambaram on the final day of his visit met the villagers of Sippighat and Tushnabad and also drove along Andaman Trunk Road upto Chowdhary Gumai, where the controversial Jarawa Dance Video was shot. From reliable sources, it has been learnt that he interacted with the ground staff of AAJVS and discussed various issues related with Jarawas. It is learnt that he was of the view that tourism on Andaman Trunk Road should be stopped.
He did not disturb the Jarawas and refused to meet them. He had also met the ground staff of AAJVS separately and sought their suggestions about the future course of action regarding Jarawas. Later speaking to the media he had made it clear that the Govt has no plans imposing anything on Jarawas.