The India Gate is a war memorial is situated in Rajpath, New Delhi. India gate is not a Delhi’s Important but it is also Important Monument in India. India Gate was built in memory of more than 80,000 Indian soldiers who died in the First World War. India Gate was designed by Edwin Lutyens and it was completed in 1931. It is 138 feet (42 metres) long and a big gate in India. This monument is inspired by Parisian Arc de Triomphe. Initially this memorial was named ‘All India War Memorial’ but after it changed as India Gate.
This building is made of red stone which is standing on the platform of a huge structure. It has written ‘India’ on either side of its arch. Over 70,000 Indian soldiers have been named on its walls, in whose memory it has been made. The India Gate, was part of the work of the Imperial War Graves Commission (I.W.G.C), which came into existence in December 1917 for building war graves and memorials to soldiers killed in the First World War.
In 1857, two freedom fighters of Mumbai had sacrificed their lives. One of the martyrs named Syed Hussein and the other was named Mangal Kadia. The ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’ monument has been constructed near Azad Maidan with the funding of Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha member Bharatkumar Raut in memory of the freedom fighters of these two who have raised voice against the British.
|Place||Rajpath, New Delhi|
|Build By||Government of India|