Red Fort (लाल किला)
Red Fort is situated in the heart of the capital which was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who was the fifth Mughal Emperor. Red Fort has many museums inside it and was the main centre of the Mughals for more than 200 years. The construction of the monument was started in the year 1639 and it ended in the year 1648 of the 17th century. Shah Jahan decided to build the Red Fort in Delhi because he wanted to shift his base from Agra to Delhi. That’s why he constructed Red Fort in Delhi. The architect of the design of the Red Fort was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri who was also accredited for the construction of one of the wonders of the world The Taj Mahal.
Details about India Gate
The Red Fort is made up of red and white marble and sand stone. The sculpture is so beautifully crafted and designed that it is praised today also. The Fort constituted many stones and jewels that were stolen by the British army when they conquered India. The famous Kohinoor Diamond was also stolen by the Britishers only along with other major jewels of the country.
The Red Fort has many structures inside it which displays the eternal beauty of itself. There are Lahori Gate, Hira Mahal, Chhatta Chowk, Naubat Khana, Hayat Bakhsh Bagh, Diwan-i-aam, Nahr-i-Bihisht, Mumtaz Mahal, Princes’ Quarter Khas Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Hammam, Baoli, Moti Masjid inside the Red Fort. All the structures are famous for different types of things done in them. In one, Shah Jahan used to eat, and used to address the public in the Diwan-i-Aam, Rang Mahal was the living place of Emperor’s wives and mistresses, Hammam was the bathing place of them which was constituted of white marble all around.
Independence Day Celebration
Prime Minister of our country hosts the flag ceremony on 15th August every year as it was the day when India got independence from the Britishers in the year 1947. Flag hosting ceremony takes place their as it is the main and the biggest historic sculptures of the country. Also the Prime Minister addresses the nation people with the speech which embarks the development of the country in the recent years.