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India Gate, Delhi - A high arched Gateway built as a memorial to the Indian soldiers killed in the World War I. The vast spread of lush green lawns bordering it come alive in the evenings with picnicking families and vendors!...
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India Gate, Delhi

Location
India Gate is located in central New Delhi. The monument is just 3 kms ways from New Delhi Junction, 204 kms from Agra and 300 kms from Jaipur.

India Gate, DelhiAbout India Gate
Situated at the end of Rajpath, India Gate is the pride of the nation. Initially known as the All India War Memorial, this 42 metres high arch was built to commemorate 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives in the World War I. The India Gate bears the names of more than 13,516 Indian and British soldiers killed in the Northwestern Frontier in the Afghan war of 1919. Now the monument is the site of spectacular Republic Day parade organized every year in January 26.

The foundation stone of the monument was laid by HRH, the Duke of Connaught in the year 1921 and was designed by Edwin Lutyens. India Gate was dedicated to the nation 10 yeas later by the then Viceroy, Lord Irwin. The Amar Jawan Jyoti which was added after the India's independence is another important memorial here. The memorial in the form of an eternal flame, burns round the clock to pay homage to the Indian soldiers who were killed during the Indo-Pakistan War in 1971.

The wonderful monument stands on a low Bharatpur red stone base, that rises in stages to a massive moulding. At the top posotion 'INDIA' is inscribed on both sides , flanked by 'MCM' and 'XIX' to the right. The shallow domed bowl at the top of the monument was built with an intention to be filled with burning oil on anniversaries, but this act is performed rarely.

India Gate offers a lot in the name of fun and joy. Surrounded by lush green lawns, the monument is a famous picnic spot. Boating in the nearby lake is a major attraction, in addition the children's park attracts children. In the evening, India gate looks wears a wonderful look when it is lit by floodlight and the fountains are lit up with multi-colored lights.

How to Reach India Gate
Delhi the national capital is connected by air, rail and road. The airlines operate several domestic and international flights to major cities of India and abroad. Trains are available from the major cities and towns of India to Delhi. One can reach India Gate by local transport such as cars, auto-rickshaws and buses.



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