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Cellular Jail National Monument

Atlanta Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102, India

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About Cellular Jail National Monument

Also known as Kālā Pānī (Hindi for black waters), was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote archipelago. Many notable independence activists such as Veer Savarkar, Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla among others, were imprisoned here during the struggle for India's independence.



Attractions near Cellular Jail National Monument

Aberdeen Clock Tower0.71km from Cellular Jail National Monument
Gandhi Park1.26km from Cellular Jail National Monument
Ross Island, Port Blair1.61km from Cellular Jail National Monument
Science Centre2.27km from Cellular Jail National Monument
Chatham Saw Mill3.02km from Cellular Jail National Monument

Where is Cellular Jail National Monument

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Four Andamanese indigenous peoples, namely, Onges, Jarawas, Great Andamanese and Sentinelese live in this district. Capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands- Port Blair is located here.