Anand Mahindra Finds This Gorgeous Indian Island To Be ‘Ridiculously Exotic’

by Sanjana Shenoy
Anand Mahindra Finds This Gorgeous Indian Island To Be ‘Ridiculously Exotic’

It’s no doubt that Anand Mahindra is a travel enthusiast. The industrialist often shares posts on Twitter on India’s mot scenic travel destinations like the snow paradise Kashmir and the world’s highest bridge in Jammu & Kashmir, that’s perfect for a James Bond movie. Now, Anand Mahindra has delighted netizens by sharing a video on India’s hidden gem, Minicoy island in Lakshadweep.

Minicoy Island In Lakshadweep Has Thriving Matrilineal Culture

Nestled further than most islands of Lakshadweep, but closer to the Maldives, Minicoy island is India’s beach heaven on earth. The coral ringed atoll of Lakshadweep is just 11 km long. A video on the island by The Better India reveals the true beauty of Minicoy island. Apart from the palm-fringed shores, blue azure waters, and plethora of water adventure sports, Minicoy is known to have a matrilineal culture. Women work hard, earn their own bread and butter and are super independent. The island is known for its gender equality.

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Anand Mahindra Can’t Wait To Travel To Minicoy Island

In fact, when Marco Polo visited Minicoy Island, he described it as a ‘female island’. Industrialist Anand Mahindra was highly impressed by India’s hidden gem, Minicoy Island. And described it as ‘Ridiculously Exotic’. He wondered why he hadn’t ever thought about travelling here. Furthermore, the business tycoon asked netizens if they have visited this gorgeous island. And if they have, he requested them to share pictures of the same. Meanwhile, here are 5 secluded islands in India that are perfect for a socially distanced holiday.