On the auspicious occasion of "Buddha Purnima", I extend my warm greetings to the residents of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

As we commemorate the life and teachings of Lord Buddha, let us reflect on his profound message of compassion, non-violence, and inner peace. His teachings impart strength to work for welfare of others and guide us towards universal fraternity. May we draw inspiration from his wisdom to foster unity, understanding, and progress in our community.

I wish that this joyous occasion brings happiness to the lives of all Islanders and our Islands continue to grow on the path of peace and prosperity.

Admiral D. K. Joshi


Lt. Governor, A&N Islands

& Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency