Port Blair, April 11: A condolence meeting to pay homage to Dr. B. Srikanth, (IPS), Superintendent of Police, Nicobar District, who expired yesterday due to cardiac arrest at Car Nicobar, was held at Raj Niwas today. The Lt Governor, all the staff of Raj Niwas Secretariat and Senior Police Officers observed a two minutes silence as mark of respect to the departed soul.

The Lt Governor lauded the outstanding work done by Dr. B. Srikanth, IPS during his tenure as Superintendent of Police, Nicobar District. He specially appreciated the initiatives and welfare measures such as providing tuitions by the Police officials to the students of Car Nicobar and providing police bus service free of cost to the villagers for commuting from Mus Jetty to their respective villages of Car Nicobar.

The Administration proposes to commend him posthumously for award of President’s Police Medal for distinguished service on the occasion of Independence Day 2013.