Andaman is intriguing in more ways than one. 572 islands are inhabited only 36 and that shows 93.7 percent of those unexplored. It hides in its waters, lands and forests in the secrets of the fascinating under water, layers of political conspiracies, and painful, yet inspirational stories of courageous patriotic men. Besides, it also has some sweet tribes untouched by civilization, and their dying culture, customs and languages.
Of the many secrets, we bring you some really beautiful and controversial ones. This is a quick run-through of natural wonders Andaman’s difficult past facts about the fast-vanishing tribes and developments in the state in the post-independence era.
Havelock, Port Blair, Neil Ross and Smith are some of the many islands in the Andamans, named after the British officials who ruled it
Barren Islands in Andaman is home to the only confirmed active volcano lava India
Not many know that Ross and Smith are a single island. Well, sometimes
Ross and Smith pristine islands are connected by a natural sandbar, hiding during high tide making two separate islands. At low tide, the water recedes from the sand bar which gives them a piece of land.
The indigenous strains did not interact with the outside world. The Sentinelese are considered to be the most isolated strains
When the government of India relief helicopters, after the 2004 tsunami, the Sentinelese aimed his arrows at them to scare the helicopters.
Chola Chronicles islands were called Timaittivu what impure islands, because of cannibalism that existed on the islands
Andaman & Nicobar Islands were occupied by Japan for three years during World War II .
Japan occupied the Andaman Island in 1942. Although they were governing for the next three years, the Japanese theoretically gave up control of Andaman and Nicobar Islands transfer to Subhash Chandra Bose on 8 November 1943. He renamed them as “Shaheed” and “Swaraj” islands respectively .
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