#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 12: L for Lesser Known Facts

Hello friends, just when you were getting to know about the beautiful Andaman and Nicobar Islands, I thought of giving you some more information that might interest you.¬† So here i am , presenting you the¬†LESSER KNOWN FACTS of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.¬†Have fun reading about it ūüôā¬† The widely spoken language in the islands […]

#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 […]