Southernmost Point of India: Interesting Facts About Indira Point
What is Indira Point?
Indira Point is called the southern tip of the Indian Ocean island of the Great Nicobar, in the Nicobar Islands south of Burma. It was formerly known as the Pygmalion Point and was renamed in the honour of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. It is located 540 km from the capital city of Port Blair.
How To Reach Indira Point?
By Air: The closest airport for Indira Point is in Port Blair, Veer Savarkar International Airport, from where you can arrive at the point on a Pawanhans, a premier national helicopter providing inter-island services in the region. The ticket prices vary from season to season.
By Rail: The closest railway station to Indira Point is in Chennai, about 1300km from Port Blair. The fastest way mostly preferred by the visitors is by air.
By Road: There is no road connectivity from the capital city of Port Blair to Indira Point. However, there are reports of having a 56 km roadway connection that is being developed between the Campbell Bay’s Zero Point to Indira Point.
Interesting Facts About Indira Point
Administratively, the Indira Point comes under the Laxmi Nagar Panchayat. Indira Point was known by the name of Pygmalion Point since the time of its inception.
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