Port Blair, May 17: The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) led the Islanders in paying rich tributes to the Great Andamanese, who laid down their lives while fighting against the oppressive and retaliatory policy of the British regime during the battle fought in the year 1859. At a solemn function held at the Memorial of the ‘Battle of Aberdeen’, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex here this morning, the Lt. Governor laid wreath and paid tribute to the brave aborigines of the Islands.
Representatives from the Great Andamanese tribe have offered floral tribute to the brave fighters. The Chief Secretary, A&N
Administration, Mr. Anindo Majumdar, eminent citizens and senior officers of the Administration also paid floral tribute at the Memorial on the occasion.