hoped that International court of justice would restore him back to France
William Wedderburn & Surendra Nath Banerji of Congress declared they had nothing to do with #VeerSavarkar
He was shifted from Dongri to Byculla,later to Thana
His meals were dry jawari roti that he pushed down with water.
He quoted sections of Penal Code- ‘Life sentence was a period of active work in a man’s life’,In England it was 14 yrs,in India 25’
#VeerSavarkar was sentenced to full period of 50yrs hard labour
In Port Blair,baluchi & Pathan prisoners had Muslim wardens
Hindu prisoners had to suffer Muslim wardens & fellow Muslim prisoners
There was no water to wash hands,2 cups drinking water was permitted while on kolu
His poem Kamla was written on walls of 17th division
In one cell he wrote definations of political economy.
In 1910 in Dongri jail Veer Savarkar was stripped of his clothes which were given back to him to wear only on 6th may 1924!
None recorded story of their imprisonment in Andamans before #VeerSavarkar
They refused to designate #VeerSavarkar as a political prisoner, was kept in solitary cell,block No.7,Silver Jail
For oil mill work he was taken to barrack no.6 at 6am -10 pm.
Muslim warders & jamadars thrashed young Hindu prisoners & also lured them with tobaco & sweets advicing them to convert to end all their troubles.
#VeerSavarkar put up effective check on forced conversions, carried out Shuddhis, some Christian convert from Cylone were also reconverted. Shuddhi movement faced clashes Savarkar’s elder brother was attacked by muslims
As per Silver Jail regulations,prisoners were free with in 6 months to a year,longest detainment was 3 years.
same town in May 1914,a plot was discovered to start a revolution with Army rising in mutiny against Government
same time German submarines were manouvering in Andaman waters to attack the islands
He sent it with a freed political prisoner with instructions of endorsing it with thousands of signatures, hold meetings to support the release of the revolutionaries.
after a prolonged agitation led by him, a Commission was appointed to report about reforms in Andaman jails.
The Commission called for written statements four or five political prisoners including Savarkar.
turning them into healthy resorts, & fortifying them into great Naval Base for the defense of India
The Christian missionaries took full advantage of this,
same was denied to Indians.
others had got tickets to live outside prison in Andamans,make a home & earn livelihood after 3yrs in jail
Savarkar got no benifit of any plea that he wrote to improve life of other prisoners