Sagardwip or Gangasagar is one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimages – where visit once is worth a life-time. Gangasagar is the second biggest fair after Kumbh Mela. According to the philosophy of Kapilmuni, the Purush(the Absolute) and the Prakriti (the Nature) are both infinite. The infiniteness could be attained only once.
Post-tsunami tourism valuation in the islands: Tsunami of Dec 26, 2004, which ravaged 38 islands of the archipelago, including the inhabited islands, was a serious blow to fledgling tourism. More than 3500 persons were reported dead or missing and more than 50,000 people were affected. About 10,000 houses were destroyed and incursion of sea water ruined […]
Tourism in the islands: Tourism began in Port Blair (the capital city as well as a bustling commercial hub) in the late 1970s with the opening of a hotel called Andaman Beach Resort by the Travel Corporation of India Limited. In the 1980s and 1990s, more hotels came up in Port Blair. For about 20 […]
Aborigines: Six aboriginal tribes are living in these islands. In the Andaman group of islands, there are four tribes, namely the Jarawas, the Great Andamanese, the Onges and the Sentinelese. They all belong to Negrito stock In the Nicobar group of islands live the Nicobarese and the Shompens, who belong to Mongoloid race. Out of […]