India Gate, built for memorized all India War Soldiers, is situated on the eastern side of Raj path Marg in New Delhi. The Gate was built to memorized approximately 80,000 soldiers, who were died during the First World War (1914-21), fighting for British army. Even the Gate abides the name of Indian and British soldiers who was lost their life during 3rd Anglo - Afghan war, 1919. India Gate is also called All India War Memorial.
The monument, stand up with the height of 42 meters, is famous with the name India Gate. The beautiful monument was built by Duke of Connaught in 1921 and was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. If you have a look at the India Gate, you will be view the name of INDIA in capital latter on the top mid and all around the wall are scripted the name of soldiers who lost their life in the first world war and indo-afghan war.
The Flame of the immortal soldier (Originally known as Amar Jawan Jyoti), is a structure consisting of black marble, with L1f1 rifle, capped with war hamlet, and 24*7 burning light (Jyoti). The Amar Jawan Jyoti is situated under the India Gate and a solider stand up along with it always. The Amar Jawan jyoti is burning since 1971 to remind the soldier who leaves their life in the Indo-Pak war.
The beautiful monument is now a major picnic spot or tourist place. Everyday thousands of tourists or residents come for visiting here. All around the India Gate, there is lush green lawns in vast area, popular boat club and a children’s park. From the India Gate you can a wonderful view of Rashterapati Bhawan (The President’s House).