India Gate (इंडिया गेट)
India Gate is one the biggest war memorials in the country India. It is one the major tourist attraction which lies in the capital of India. India Gate is located at the Raj path which is a street directly connected to the Rastrapati Bhawan which is President of India’s house. It is located on the eastern side of the Rastrapati Bhawan.
Amar Jawan Jyoti
India Gate was originally called by the name All India War Memorial as it was built in the era of British ruled India. It is made as a tribute to the British Indian Army soldiers who were died in the First World War that happened in the period of 1914-1921 in various different parts of the world in France, Flanders, Mesopotamia, Persia, East Africa, and Gallipoli. All the names have been inscribed in the stone of the India Gate. Also beneath it, there is an Amar Jawan Jyoti which is lightened up in the memories of the soldiers. The inscription Amar Jawan is written in gold. It is surrounded by four urns which remains lightened up for the whole of the time in the memory of Indian soldiers who died in 1971 in Bangladesh Liberation.
Datails about India Gate
India Gate remains open on all days of the week. There is no entry fee to visit India gate. It takes almost one to two hours to fully visit the India Gate. India gate is made up of Yellow and red sandstone and granite upon which it is graved the names of the soldiers who died in the First World War.
Republic Day Parade
During Republic Day which is celebrated on 26th January every year, there is parade show which is held at the Raj path. President of India along with all the dignitaries are invited to the parade function. Along with the dignitaries, there is a chief guest from the foreign who is invited to this ceremony. There is a flag hosting ceremony which is held at the India Gate only.