Indira Point lighthouse comes under the Nicobar district in Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India, it was commissioned into service on 30 April 1972. Administratively, Indira Point comes under the Laxminagar Panchayat. This place was earlier known as the Pygmalion Point since the time of its inception, but when late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi visited this place he renamed it as Indira Point, Indira Point is also known as the location of the southernmost point of India's territory, which is located 500 kilometers north of the epicenter of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the southernmost tip subsided 4.25 meters after the earthquake.
... There are some interesting facts about the Indira Point that there is a strip of 23 kilometers from Rameswaram to Arichalamamanai. It is believed that this strip is the part of Ramsetu and it exists here since that time, as the Arichalamamanai ends, the vast ocean is seen all around. Also, the Indira Point lighthouse located at Indira Point provides illumination/direction to the sea vessels traveling to Malacca and Malaysia via India. Talaimannar Island of Sri Lanka is just 20 km far from Indira Point Lighthouse in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The last Indian town in the Indian Territory is Dhanushkodi.
Q. What Neill Island is famous for?
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Neill Island?
Ans. Sir Hugh Rose Island, Howrah Bridge, Laxmanpur Beach, Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach, Neil Island Jetty, Ram Nagar Beach, and Neil Kendra.
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