#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 18: R for ROSS ISLAND | Remains of History

~~ It feels good to be lost in the right direction ~~ Ross Island was discovered by Archibald Blair, a prominent hydrographer of the East India Company and later Governor General of India in the late 18th century. Ross Island once an administrative headquarter of the Britishers is just few miles from the Port Blair before the […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 11: K for KAALAPANI (Story of Prison Life)

Kaalapani (derived from Sanskrit words ‘Kal’ which means Time or Death and ‘Pani’ which means Water), was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote archipelago. This was the Cellular Jail about which i had spoken in my previous blog.  Why was […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 09: I FOR ISLANDS AND THE INDEPENDENCE STRUGGLE

Content Courtesy – Andaman Tourism I realized that as am doing my study on the Andaman Islands there are quite a few things which even i was not aware 🙂 Something to be mentioned in the #ReflectionPost 🙂 For instance,  The Chinese knew of the Andaman & Nicobar  Islands over a 1000 years ago and […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY03: C FOR CELLULAR JAIL

” We yield to none in our love, admiration and respect for the Buddha-the Dharma-the Sangha. They are all ours. Their glories are ours and ours their failures.”  – Vinayak Damodar Savarkar  Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, stands as a dark reminiscence of the British rule in the Indian subcontinent. This most […]