It is a group of islands in the Lakshadweep Sea, 200 to 440 km off the southwestern coast of India. Kavaratti serves as the capital of the Union Territory and the region comes under the jurisdiction of Kerala High Court.
Due to its isolation and scenic appeal, Lakshadweep was already known as a tourist attraction for Indians.
Bangaram is projected to become a major destination for international tourism. Water sports activities such as scuba diving, wind surfing, snorkelling, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, sportfishing, yachting and night sea voyages are popular activities among tourists.