Thursday, December 20, 2018

Shri I.P. Gupta, Former Lt. Governor, A&N Islands passes away, LG condoles death


Port Blair, Dec.19: The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency, Admiral D.K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) has condoled the death of former Lt. Governor of A&N Islands, Shri I.P. Gupta. He has conveyed his deepest sympathy, sorrow and heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family. Shri I.P. Gupta (88) died at New Delhi on 12.12.2018.
In his condolence message, he said that Shri I.P. Gupta was committed to the welfare of the people of the Islands and during his stint as Lt. Governor; the Islands witnessed accelerated growth and progress. He was an able administrator, reformer and a revered senior citizen. The people of the Islands will always remember Shri I.P. Gupta for his affection for the Islanders.
Shri I.P. Gupta was a 1958 IAS batch officer, who served in various capacities in Govt. of India. He was the Lt. Governor of A&N Islands from 23rd December 1996 to 25th May 2001. He was also the State Election Commissioner for Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, from October 1994 to February 1996.

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