Historical Sites

Cellular jail | Andaman and Nicobar islands

Cellular jail also known as kala pani located in Andaman and Nicobar islands. This complex stood as mute witness to tortures faced by Indian activist for the independence. It’s construction was completed in 1906, today found as one of national monument of the country. Every single corners of cellular jail got stories of resistance, sacrifice and suffering of great Indian activists. The notable freedom fighters like Barindra Kumar Ghosh, Upendranath Banerjee, Hem Chandradas, Ullaskar Dutta, Bibhuti Bhushan Sarkar were imprisoned in cellular jail. There are 696 cells within cellular jail, each one for each person, that is why it is called as cellular jail.

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