India Gate History, Wiki

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India Gate History, Wiki

India Gate (Actually it is also called the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial. Rajpath, which is built in New Delhi, was also known as Kingsway in ancient times.

Originally known as All India War Memorial, this monument was built by the British rulers in memory of the 82,000 Indian soldiers who were martyred in the First World War and Afghan wars by joining the British Army. The names of 13,300 soldiers, including some soldiers and officers of the United Kingdom, are engraved on the gate, this monument made of red and yellow sandstone is visible.

When India Gate was ready, a statue of George Pancham was engaged in front of it. Which was later established in Coronation Park with other statues of the British Raj period. Now instead of the statue of Georges Pancham, only one umbrella has remained in the form of symbols.

In 1971, during the Bangladesh Liberation War, small monuments and small sculptures of black marble stones were made. This artwork is also called Amar Jawan Jyoti because since 1971, the tomb of the unarmed soldiers of India has been made here.

Early history of India Gate

India Gate is located in India, which is also called Akhil Bharatiya War Memorial. And this is also a part of the historical heritage Imperial War Grave Commission (IWGC). Which was established for the soldiers killed in World War I.

Until the 1920s, Old Delhi Railway Station used to be the only railway station in the entire city. The Agra-Delhi railway line, at that time, the way of Lutyen's Delhi and Kingsway, which has now been given the name of Rajpath in Hindi. The present India Gate passes through the construction site of the gate. Eventually this railway line was transferred to Yamuna river.

After this, when the route started in 1924, the construction of the memorial site could be started somewhere. Many important paths reach through the 42 meter high India Gate. Around the first India gate, a lot of traffic was passing. But now it has been closed for heavy vehicles.

When the memorial is published in the evening, a huge crowd of people gather in the grasslands on either side of the India Gate and on the Rajpath. The hexagonal area of ​​India Gate located in the diameter of 625 meters spread over an area of ​​306,000 square meters.

The umbrella located in front of India Gate is still the same. Under this umbrella, there was a magnificent statue of Georges Pancham in an age of time. After India's liberation, the government has removed the statue from it and established it at Coronation Park.

In the memory of the martyred soldiers, a cap of a soldier is placed here on a rifle, on whose four corners the 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' always keeps burning. There are names of thousands of martyrs on their walls. At the top is written in English-

For the martyrs of the Indian Forces, Jofrans and Flanders were martyred in Mesopotamia, Persia, East Africa, Galipoli and elsewhere in the Near East and the Far East, and in their sacred memory, whose names are recorded and in the third Afghan War in India or in the North-Western Dead at the border

Lush green fields around the India Gate, children's garden and famous boat club make it a suitable picnic spot. The cold breeze of the evening flowing near the India Gate fountain attracts a lot of visitors here.

In the evening it is illuminated by illuminating all around the India Gate, which creates a grand view. Standing next to the monument, views of the Rashtrapati Bhavan can be taken. The black sky behind this monument, filled with beautiful lights, gives it a memorable background. In the light of day, there is also an interesting scene between India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan.

On January 26, India Gate becomes a witness to the Republic Day parade where upgradation of the latest defense technology is demonstrated. The parade held here also shows a glimpse of India's colorful and diverse cultural heritage. In which artists from all over the country exhibit their art on this occasion. Author Manisha Dubey JhaDear Reader, My name is Manisha Dubey Jha. I have been blogging for 3 years and through the Fast I have been giving important educational content as far as possible to the reader. Hope you like everyone, please share your classmate too. As a literature person, I am very passionate about reading and participating in my thoughts on paper. So what is better than adopting writing as a profession? With over three years of experience in the given area, I am making an online reputation for my clients. If any mistakes or wrong in the article, please suggest us @ [email protected]

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