Port Blair, June 15: The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency, Admiral D.K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) has condoled the death of Shri N.N. Jha (85) former Lt. Governor of A&N Islands, who died at New Delhi in the early hours on 15.06.2020.

In his condolence message, the Hon’ble Lt. Governor has conveyed his deepest sympathy, sorrow and heartfelt condolence to the members of the bereaved family. The Hon’ble Lt Governor said that Shri N.N.Jha was committed to the welfare of the people of the Islands and during his stint as Lt. Governor, the Islands witnessed excellent growth and progress. He was an able administrator, reformer and a revered senior citizen. The people of the Islands will always remember Shri N.N.Jha for his affection for the Islanders.

Shri N.N.Jha was an IFS 1957 batch officer, who served in various capacities in Govt. of India. He served as the Lt. Governor of A&N Islands from 26th May, 2001 to 03rd Jan, 2004. He also served as Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Turkey, Kuwait, Yogoslavia and Sri Lanka, besides being the Lt. Governor of Puducherry in 2004.