Defence Minister in Isle, celebrates Diwali

Port Blair
18 Oct 2017

The Defence Minister,   Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, arrived on a two-day visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Command on Wednesday. On arrival, the Minister was received at INS Utkrosh by the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM,YSM, NM, VSM (Retd) and Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command.
She was accorded a Joint Services Guard of Honour by the troops of Andaman & Nicobar Command. Subsequently, during her visit to the Headquarters Andaman & Nicobar Command, the Defence Minister was given a comprehensive brief on the security environment and thrust areas of the Command.