Minicoy Island

Interesting Facts About Minicoy Island • The most interesting feature of the island is its dominant female society that stands out from the normal Indian society. • The social customs of the islands have their influence of matrilineal Muslims where the groom must live with his wife in the house of his in-laws. • Because of strong female influence on society, the island is sometimes referred as the “female island”. • Minicoy Island was earlier part of the group of Maldives Islands until it was acquired by the Republic of India. • Minicoy Island is the southernmost and second...

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