“Gate not for entrance, But it’s Kingsway”, India Gate @ Delhi, India 🇮🇳.

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Chronicle:

India Gate is a monument, for soldiers who lost their lives in World War-I between 1914-21.

Designed by ‘Edwin Lutyens’, grounded on 10th Feb 1921 and opened in the year 1931 Feb 12th, with height of 42meters, diameter 625meters on the base of ‘Red Bharatpur stone’, On top of the gate there is xx with domed bowl to fill with burning oil.

The structure resembles the style of ‘Gateway of India’ in Mumbai, ‘Arch of Constantine’ in Rome, ‘Arc de Triomphe’ in Paris,.

At the centre to it there is a “black marble plinth with reversed rifle and a war helmet on it” called as flame of the Immortal soldier {Amar Jawan Jyoti in Hindi lingual} on recognition of soldiers for ‘Bangladesh Liberation war’ in 1971, laid on 26th Jan 1972, the 23rd Republic day.

At a distance of 150meters to its east, at the center of six road junction there is a 73-foot Canopy, inspired by a sixth-century pavilion.

On eventide:

It’s a good place to spend time in the evening, either with parents  or lovers.

Try to avoid during Independence Day & Republic Day, as there will be a full crowd with VVIP’s VIP’s with high security.

There will be a roadside food item, Plz don’t encourage.

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