Which National Park in India is locally known as “Sairandhrivanam”?

Silent Valley National Park located in Nilgiri Hills, Coimbatore – Palakkad District in Kerala is known as “Sairandhrivanam” which means Sairandhri’s Forest. Here Sairandhri refers to Draupadi who disguised herself as Sairandhri, queen Sudeshna’s assistant during the exile of Pandavas.
Silent Valley National Park is called so because of absence of chirping cicadas. Robert Wight had historically explored this national park. The park is core of the Nilgiri International Biosphere Reserve and is part of The Western Ghats World Heritage Site, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster under consideration by UNESCO.
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