List of Lieutenant Governors of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Incumbent
Devendra Kumar Joshi

since 8 October 2017
Style The Honourable
Appointer President of India
Term length Five Years
Inaugural holder Manohar L. Kampani
Formation 15 August 1947; 70 years ago (1947-08-15)

This is a list of Lieutenant Governors of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and precursor offices of similar scope, from the start of British resettlement of the Andaman Islands in 1858, at which time it was subordinated to British India.

In 1947, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands achieved independence from the United Kingdom along with the rest of India. After independence, the chief commissioner and, later, the lieutenant governor, has been appointed by the President of India. The current Lieutenant Governor is Devendra Kumar Joshi. His official residence is in Raj Nivas, Port Blair.

Superintendents of Port Blair (1858–1872)[edit]

Chief Commissioners of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1872–1945)[edit]

Japanese Military Commanders of the occupied Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1942–1945)[edit]

Governors of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1945–1947)[edit]

Chief Commissioners of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1946–1982)[edit]

Following Indian independence, the Chief Commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was the nominal head of the territory, appointed by the President of India.

Lieutenant Governors of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1982—)[edit]

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