Achyut Ghatak (Explosives Act )

Born 1908,Singapura, Dacca, Bangladesh. Joined Yugantar Party. Arrested and convicted under Explosive Act to five years R.I.Deported to Andamans. Participated in the first hunger strike. After release was rearrested and detained under B.C.L.A. subsequently home interned.

Anand Gupta (Chittagong Armoury Raid Case)

s/o Late Jogendra Mohan Gupta - businessman,College student. Joined the party of Masterda Surya Sen in 1927, was one of those fighters under Ambica Chakraborty who made an assault on the Telegraph office to make it operative. Arrested in Chandannagar ( near Calcutta) on 01.09.1930 along with Ganesh Ghosh and Loknath Ball, was one of the hunger strikers in Cellular Jail . Repatriated in 1937. Released in 1943 - Total jail period 13 years.

Bejoy Kumar Ghosh (Birbhum Conspiracy Case)

Alias Khela, s/o Tinkari Ghosh , Naogram, Labhpur, Veerbhum,Bengal. Sent up in birbhum Conspirscy case for 6 years of prison term in Sepember 1934 and second term was awarded on 10th November 1934 to 6 months imprisonment.Deported to Andamans in 1935. Repatriated during 1937-38.

Nani Das Gupta (Seinga Action Case)

Born 1912 at Beldakha, Barisal, Bangladesh. S/o late Jogesh Chandra Dasgupta. Was a graduate student. Arrested and convicted to 10 yrs. R.I under Arms Act. Deported to Andamans. Participated in second hunger strike. Repatriated in January 1938. Total jail period about eight years. Died in 1956.


This is not a comprehensive list. We have tried to record the names of the prominent freedom fighters who were involved in some of the major revolutionary movements of the time and incarcerated in this Cellular Jail. We welcome contributions from anyone who has specific details to Contact Us.

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