On the auspicious occasion of 'Ganesh Chaturthi', I convey my warmest greetings to all the residents of A&N Islands.

This festival is a symbol of the enthusiasm, zeal and joy of our countrymen. Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles, is revered as the embodiment of knowledge, prosperity and good fortune. I hope that this beloved festival of 'Ganesh Chaturthi' will further strengthen the spirit of unity, harmony, and affection that prevails among the Islanders.

On this joyous occasion, I wish that the festival brings peace, prosperity and happiness to the lives of Islanders and our Islands may continue to march ahead on the path of development.

Admiral D. K. Joshi


Lt. Governor, A&N Islands

& Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency