Most commonly ignored facts are about Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 

Technically, India’s southernmost tip is Indira Point. Below is the image after the 2004 Tsunami.

indira-point

The National memorial, infamous cellular jail from Port Blair behind 1 Rupee coin.

cellular jail from Port Blair behind 1 Rupee coin

The scenery behind 20 Rupee note is of North bay, Andamans.

The scenery behind 20 Rupee note is of North bay, Andamans.

Andaman and Nicobar is home to India’s only Tri Command.

These islands were the only Indian territory which came under Japanese occupation during the world war. People can see Japanese bunkers all around the islands.

japani-bunker

India’s only volcano, that is Barren Island, is in Andamans.

barren-island-india

World’s most Isolated people, are the North Sentinelese. Living there since 60,000 years, with no trace of fire are the only Paleolithic people in the world. They are hostile to outsiders. We don’t even know their exact numbers.

North Sentinelese

Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island was rated as best beach in Asia and is among world’s top 25.

radhanagar-beach

On December 30, 1943, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the National Flag of India for the first time at the Gymkhana Ground (now Netaji Stadium) in Port Blair, Andaman Island. Netaji was the first Indian to reclaim a British-governed land of India.

Rajan, the world’s last and only ocean swimming elephant was from Andamans. Sadly, he is no more.

ocean swimming elephant

Apart from Lakshadweep, Andamans is the only place in India where you can witness Bioluminescence!

Andamans is the only place in India where you can witness Bioluminescence!

Andamans is one of the few places in the world where commercial fishing is prohibited. That means fishes die of old age.

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