Nestled within the serene landscape of Port Blair, overlooking the shimmering waters of the Bay of Bengal, stands a symbol of India’s resilience and valor – Flag Point (Tiranga). This historic site holds a profound significance, as it marks the very spot where Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, one of India’s most revered freedom fighters, unfurled the Indian tricolor for the first time on Indian soil, a momentous occasion that took place on December 30th, 1943.
Perched majestically at an altitude of 150 feet in the South Point area, Flag Point commands attention with its towering flag pole, visible from afar. As guests at Villa By The Sea gaze toward the horizon, they can spot this emblem of national pride, standing tall against the backdrop of the azure skies.
The flag pole at Flag Point stands as a silent sentinel, bearing witness to the sacrifices and struggles of those who fought tirelessly for India’s independence. The Indian flag, unfurled atop the pole, continues to flutter gracefully, a testament to the enduring spirit of freedom and unity that defines the nation.
Adjacent to Flag Point lies the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, where visitors can catch a glimpse of a statue immortalizing Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, his gaze fixed firmly towards the Flag Point, symbolizing his unwavering commitment to the cause of India’s freedom.
At Villa By The Sea, guests have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of India’s history, as they witness the stirring sight of the Indian flag fluttering proudly at Flag Point. It serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by countless individuals in the pursuit of liberty and justice.
As the sun sets over the horizon, casting a golden glow upon Flag Point, guests at Villa By The Sea can reflect upon the legacy of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the countless other freedom fighters who dared to dream of a free and independent India. Flag Point (Tiranga) stands as a beacon of hope and inspiration, inspiring future generations to uphold the values of courage, sacrifice, and patriotism.