Port Blair, Oct. 1: On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) AK Singh has extended his heartiest greetings to the peace loving people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

In his message to the Islanders His Excellency mentions, “Gandhiji was an apostle of peace and a practitioner of non-violence. He led the nation in its fight against the shackles of imperial rule and won freedom through non-violence. Gandhiji was also a staunch devotee of truth and communal harmony, and his teachings have great relevance today.

Let us take a pledge to follow the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi to usher in an era of peace and prosperity and foster the spirit of unity”.