I extend my warm greetings and well wishes to all the people of A & N Islands on the auspicious occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ and ‘Pongal’.

The festival of bountiful harvest indicates arrival of spring season, which brings prosperity and happiness. On this occasion, we all must Endeavour to strengthen mutual harmony and brotherhood, maintaining prevailing peace and tranquility in the Islands.

On this occasion of happiness, I wish that the festival may bring fortune, prosperity and happiness in the lives of all and our Islands may move ahead on the path of progress and development.

(Admiral D K Joshi)


Lt. Governor A & N Islands

and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency