List of Lt. Governors of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

List of Lt. Governors of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Lieutenant Governors of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the constitutional head of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A Pradesh Council with Councillors as representatives of the people advise him on different matters.

Prior to 1982, Chief Commissioner with similar scope of work was the administrator of the state.

Manohar L. Kampani was the first Lt. Governor of the Andman and Nicobar Islands and Devendra Kumar Joshi is the current Lt. Governor of the Islands.

Chief Commissioners of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1946–1982)
Inamul Majid, February 1946 – 1949
Ajoy Kumar Ghosh, 1949–1953
Sankar Nath Maitra, 1953–1956
C. Ramachandran, 1956
T. G. N. Ayyar, 1956–1958
M. V. Rajawade, 1958–1961
B. N. Maheshwari, 1961–1965
B. L. Chak, 1965–1966
Mahabir Singh, 1966–1968
H. S. Butalia, 1968–1972
Harmander Singh, 1972–1975
Surendra Mohan Krishnatry, 1975–1979
S. L. Sharma, 1979–1982

Lieutenant Governors of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1982—)
Manohar L. Kampani, 12 November 1982 – 3 December 1985
Lt Gen Tirath Singh Oberoi (Retd), 4 December 1985 – December 1989
Romesh Bhandari, December 1989 – 24 February 1990
Ranjit Singh Dayal, 25 February 1990 – December 1990
Surjit Singh Barnala, December 1990 – 18 March 1993
Vakkom Purushothaman, 19 March 1993 – 18 March 1996
Ishwari Prasad Gupta, 23 December 1996 – 25 May 2001
Nagendra Nath Jha, 26 May 2001 – 4 January 2004
Ramchandra Kapse, 5 January 2004 – 30 May 2006
Madan Mohan Lakhera, 12 February 2006 – 29 December 2006, acting (for Kapse to 30 May 2006)
Bhopinder Singh, 29 December 2006 — 30 June 2013
A. K. Singh, 8 July 2013 – 17 August 2016
Jagdish Mukhi, 22 August 2016 – 7 October 2017
Devendra Kumar Joshi, 8 October 2017 - Present

* Romesh Bhandari was appointed L G to Andaman & Nicobar Islands but he was never sworn in as Lt. Governor of the Union Territory. Lt Gen Tirath Singh Oberoi continued up to Feb. 24, 1990.