Cellular Jail – Tours to Cellular Jail in Port Blair, Travel to Cellular Jail in Port Blair,India – VTripIndia

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The Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani (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. Many notable dissidents such as Batukeshwar Dutt and Veer Savarkar, among others, were imprisoned here during the struggle for India’s independence. Today, the complex serves as a national memorial monument.

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