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BANGARAM – THE HIDDEN TREASURE OF LAKSHADWEEP

Are the authorities out to kill the Golden goose? Are they ignoring the Rights of the islanders? It is a well-known fact that the Lakshadweep is a beautiful tourist place, under the direct administrative control of the Government of India. … Continue reading

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Major Beaches In India

Goa Beaches Goa has an enviable stretch of beaches complete with tourist friendly facilities and accommodation. Anjuna, Baga, Calangute, Candolim Dona Paula and Vagator are the major attractions that provide spectacular scenic beauty with palm trees giving the final aesthetic … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Beaches

Stretches of beach along the coasts provide numerous recreational opportunities for millions of people. Boating, fishing, swimming, walking and sunbathing are among the numerous activities enjoyed by beachgoers.

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Sustainable Tourism

Coral reefs are the most productive eco-systems in the world. The growth of corals and its existence in its virgin greatly depends on the unpolluted lagoons. The marine biodiversity of India is represented by rich corals, diverse fish species including … Continue reading

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The Laccadive Sea

The Laccadive Sea lies off the southwest coast of Arabian sea, about 225 to 450 km from the Kerala coast boardering the southern point of Sri Lanka to the the Maldives. This sea has a stable water temperature through the … Continue reading

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Bangaram – The Jewel of the Lakshadweep

The Jewel of the Lakshadweep, Bangaram Island is an uninhabited haven. Here, the only residents are the resort staff. Bangaram presents a breathtaking spectacle of sparkling coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, silvery beaches and lush green coconut palms. All preserved … Continue reading

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The Society for Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports (SPORTS)

The Society for Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports (SPORTS) is a society formed by the Lakshadweep Administration in 1982 with the avowed aim of tapping tourism potential of the islands and to act as the nodal agency of Lakshadweep … Continue reading

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Kadmat Island

Kadmat is a beautiful Island, located in the Arabian Sea, as part of the Lakshadweep Islands. It is situated 407 kms. far from Kochi (Cochin) in the Indian state of Kerala(’11* 13*’ north latitude; ‘72* 48*’ east longitude). One of … Continue reading

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Agatti – Island

Agatti – Gateway to Lakshadweep The Agatti Island is at a distance of 459 km (248 nautical miles) from Kochi and is located the west of Kavaratti Island. It lies between 10o 48′ and 10o 53′ N latitude and 72o … Continue reading

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Lakshadweep – At a Glance

Lakshadweep is the tiniest Union Territory of India and is its only coral island chain. This archipelago consists of 36 islands, 12 atolls, 3 reefs and 5 submerged banks. The islands have a total area of 32 sq.kms and the … Continue reading

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Lakhswadeep History

Early history of Lakhswadeep is unwritten. Local traditions attribute the first settlement on these Islands to the period of Cheraman Perumal, the last king of Kerala. It is believed that the first settlers were hindus/ Buddhists. Even now unmistakable Hindu … Continue reading

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Lakshadweep

Formerly Laccadive, renamed Lakshadweep in 1973, the archipelago consist of 36 coral islands in the Arabian Sea, about 185 miles (300 km) off the Kerala coast. Thirty two sq. km of land surrounded by 4200 sq. km of lagoon rich … Continue reading

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