2580 Sq. Km wide Island was named as Good Spirit Island,
by Tollemi during World War - II. Netaji Subhas Chandra
Bose named it as Sahid or Swaraj Island during World War
- II. Japan took control of this Island and on 6th December
1943, Japan P. M. Tsojo transferred the control in the
hand of Provisional Government of Azad Hind Fouj. During
British rule revolutionaries were sentenced Kalapani and
were sent to Cellular Jail in Port Blair.