Popularly known as 'Kala Pani', Cellular Jail is an old colonial prison located in the town of Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands. During their colonial rule in India, Cellular Jail in Andaman was established by the Britishers. Especially this jail was used to exile political prisoners where they were exposed to many harassments from the hands of the British. The architecture of the jail began in the year 1896 and was then completed in the year 1906, after which it was subjected as a house of many great freedom fighters such as Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and so on. The aspect of history and battle around the Cellular Jail is credible. One cannot help in it but can be affected by a strong patriotic ardor. The mosaic of the jail is now administered by the Indian Government and also known as the national memorial monument that witnesses the life of prisoners during the British times.
... The jail showcases of the disgusting and terrifying period in the history of India. After the year 1857, Britishers began to adopt the Andaman and Nicobar islands as the jails to put fighters behind the bars. After India got its independence, thousands of Indians were imprisoned in the cellular jail, many of them expired due to brutal conditions, many were hanged till death and many simply disappeared. Currently, the Cellular Jail is a solo gesture of all the battle that our freedom fighters fought through to win the independence of India.
Q. What Cellular Jail is famous for?
Ans. Cellular Jail is famous for its light and sound show in the evening.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Cellular Jail?
Ans. Havelock Island, Elephant Beach, Neil Island, Radhanagar Beach, North Bay & Ross Island, Jolly Buoy Island, Aquarium, Lighthouse, and much more.
Q. How to Reach Cellular Jail?