Rich tributes paid to first heroes of freedom struggle

Port Blair
10 Mar 2017

The Lt Governor A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi led the Islanders in paying rich tributes to the heroes of First War of Independence on Friday. This day (Mar 10) commemorates the arrival of the First Batch of Freedom Fighters of 1857 to these Islands. At a solemn function held at the Chatham Memorial at Chatham Island today, the Lt. Governor laid wreath at the memorial as a mark of respect to the Freedom Fighters. Floral tributes were also offered by the Chief Secretary A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar, the Chairperson PBMC, Mr B. Eswar Rao, senior officers of the Administration besides good number of old inhabitants of these Islands and general public at the Memorial.