Cellular Jail National Memorial
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Published by Andaman & Nicobar Administration in [Port Blair] .
Written in English



  • India


  • Revolutionaries -- India -- Registers.,
  • Political prisoners -- India -- Registers.

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LC ClassificationsDS475.1 .C45 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3931689M
LC Control Number81908428

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Cellular Jail National Memorial Andaman And Nicobar Islands. A reminder of India’s sombre history of colonial rule comes alive in the Cellular Jail National Memorial at Port Blair. A former jail 3/5(3). Cellular Jail National Memorial in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Get tour & weather information on Cellular Jail National Memorial. Also find out attractions, sightseeing, weather, maps, nightlife. Book in Advance your ticket for Cellular Jail Show and Timings for all Show Hindi and English. The Only show at National memorial Cellular Jail If Your are in Port Blair then don't miss the show. So Why waiting Book Now. [email protected] About Us; Contact; Login / Register. Visiting the Cellular Jail. Over the years, the building was damaged and only three wings and the tower remains. In it was converted into a National Memorial. Tourists from India and around the world visit the island which is predominantly famous for the Cellular Jail apart from its scenic beauty.

  The Light and Sound Show arranged to transfer the history behind the existence of Cellular Jail is a major highlight. Location: It is located at Atlanta Point which will take around 18 minutes to reach from Port Blair. Cellular Jail National Memorial Port Blair Andaman. After Independence in , many members of the 'Ex-Andaman Political Prisoner's Fraternity Circle' visited the prison. After debates and discussions with the Government, it was decided that the jail must be preserved and the Cellular Jail was declared a National Memorial without making any substantial charge to its edifice/5(93). Cellular jail is open all days except Monday: am - pm and pm to pm Tips for travellers visiting cellular jail 1. Cellular jail has a museum that has a lot of historical artifacts and stories about it's prisoners which is a note that the museum closes at 5pm. 2.   A Visit to Cellular Jail in Port Blair is more like a pilgrimage with respect and thanksgiving for presenting us a free India. It was dedicated to the nation as a National Memorial in by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai. For the children of the 21st century Cellular Jail is just another National Memorial.

Then, Cellular Jail was declared a National Memorial by the then Prime Minister of India on 11th February Justification of Outstanding Universal Value Cellular Jail was constructed during the phase in Indian history when the discontent against the British rule was on rise which was evident through the various civil movements all over India. About Cellular Jail. Cellular Jail is one of the most historically significant monuments in the Andaman Islands, as it used to be the place where Britisher officers used to send prisoners for exile, during the period of their walls of this jail hold many stories of the brave Indian freedom fighters and prisoners who have withstood torment in the cells of this very building. The National Memorial: Cellular Jail. The Cellular Jail is a National memorial situated at the north-east corner of the Port Blair city. Shri Morarji Desai (Then Prime Minister of India) declared the Cellular Jail as a national memorial on 11 th February The building is a testimony of the atrocities borne by the Indian revolutionaries. The Cellular Jail, also known as Kālā Pānī (Hindi for black waters), was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote notable dissidents such as Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, among others, were imprisoned here during the struggle for.