South Andaman Island in the news

Welfare of Jarawa tribes key issue in Andaman

The conflict between commercial activities and welfare of Jarawa tribes is one of the key poll issues in Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is witnessing a fierce fight among five major parties, including debutant AAP, for this lone Lok Sabha seat going to polls on Thursday. Click for More ...

Island Tales

Andaman Islands were another location for the film and the climax scenes were shot at a deserted island nearly two-and-a-half hours from Port Blair. Click for More ...

In Andaman Islands, Election Officials Brave Hungry Crocodiles to Reach Voters

India is the world’s largest democracy, with 814.5 million registered voters. When election time rolls around, the government and its foot soldiers go to extraordinary lengths to make sure that citizens in this largely rural and infrastructure-challenged country can participate. Click for More ...


South Andaman Island

South Andaman Island, also referred as South Andamans, is the most heavily populated area of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This long stretch of island mainly comprises the reserve of the aboriginal Jarawas.

The island has some of the best tourist attractions in the region. Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is situated here. Viper Island, Ross Island, Chatham Island, Mount Harriet, Chidiya Tapu and the lovely Bay of Constance constitute enchanting excursions.

Updated on 5th May, 2014

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