LG extols Coast Guard’s service to nation

Port Blair
15 Feb 2017

The Commander, Coast Guard, A & N Region, Inspector General Kuldip Singh Sheoran PTM,TM, hosted the 41st Coast Guard Raising Day reception on Tuesday at the Regional headquarters premises here. The Lt Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi was the chief guest of the function and performed the traditional cake cutting ceremony along with Asst Comdt Mayur Sharma, the youngest Coast Guard officer in A&N Region.
In his address, the Lt Governor complimented Indian Coast Guard for the yeoman service rendered to the islanders and the commitment displayed towards safety and the security of the region.  He had a special mention to the Coast Guard initiative of “Swachh Sagar Abhiyan” under the aegis of Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. A short film showcasing the strength and prowess of Indian Coast Guard was screened to commence the festivities.
The dance troupe “Kalanidhi” of renowned danseuse Yogini Gandhi staged the awe-inspiring “Odissi Unveiled” performance depicting intricate aspects of the classical Odissi dance form.  The rendition of “Vande Mataram” performance by the award winning danseuse was the high point of the evening and enthralled the august gathering. The second edition of Coast Guard Andaman & Nicobar Region Brochure “Dweep Darpan 2017” was also released by the Lt Governor on the occasion.