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India Gate is a memorial which was built to remember the soldiers who died in the world war I (1914- 1918). It is located on Rajpath in New Delhi and was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It is famous because it is the largest war memorial in India. It is one of the most visited places in India because of many reasons.

India Gate reminds us of those seventy thousand soldiers of the British Indian Army who died in the first world war. The name of all these soldiers and many officers are written on it. There is also a structure of a reversed rifle and a war helmet on it which is built over a black marble plinth and the four flames burning around it. This is the essence of India Gate. It is called ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’ because it burns all the time like those soldiers will remain in our hearts forever. The four flames are a symbol of the tomb of all the unknown soldiers.

Here are Few Points on India Gate

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India Gate is a symbol of Indian soldier’s courage and determination. The Prime Minister visits here every year on the Republic Day to pay a tribute to the soldiers and places wreathes at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. It is so valuable for our nation that the Republic Day parade begins only after this visit.

India Gate reminds us of the sacrifice that all soldiers make to keep our lives safe and secure. It is open for the public and people from all parts of India to visit and honour the martyrs. It is one of the most important centre in Delhi.

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What is the story of India Gate?

India Gate is a memorial which was built to remember the soldiers who died in the world war I (1914- 1918). It is located on Rajpath in New Delhi.

What is written on India Gate?

India Gate reminds us of those seventy thousand soldiers of the British Indian Army who died in the first world war. The name of all these soldiers and many officers are written on it.

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