Location : New Delhi
All India War Memorial
Designed By: Edwin Lutyens In 1921
India Gate of Delhi is a 42
meter high gateway located at Rajpath, New Delhi. Also known as the 'All
India War Memorial', the India Gate was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens,
who designed the New Delhi city. The foundation stone of India Gate of
Delhi was laid by the Duke of Connaught. The construction of India Gate
of Delhi was completed in February 1921.
India Gate in Delhi
is constructed as a memorial in honor of 90,000 soldiers who sacrificed
their lives during World War I. 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' or the flame of the
immortal warrior is burning under it since 1971. The eternal flame
reminds the sacrifice of these brave soldiers. These soldiers valiantly
sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pakistan War of December 1971.
Gate in Delhi at present is a famous relaxation for the local people of
Delhi in summer evenings and a popular picnic spot in winter months. The
popular India Gate is located at the heart of the capital, and easily
accessible by the tourists. Delhi India Gate lies at the east end of
Janpath that leads to the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
offers a variety of entertainment. The whole day can be spent by
watching monkey performance, riding a camel, viewing the soap bubbles
that is blown all over the lawns of the India gate, playing with
balloons and more. In the evening, Delhi's India Gate is crowded with
evening walkers as well as tourists and mobile vendors. You can taste
the typical Indian fast foods, 'fruit chaat', 'bhelpuri', 'chana jor
garam', 'dal ka pakodas', aerated drinks from the arcade of vendors
Wrap Yourself In A Shawl of
"To the dead of the Indian armies who
fell honoured in France and Flanders Mesopotamia and Persia East Africa
Gallipoli and elsewhere in the near and the far-east and in sacred
memory also of those whose names are recorded and who fell in India or
the north-west frontier and during the Third Afgan War."