Most renowned places that are also considered as one of the national monuments that are built in India. The monument is situated at Delhi which is also considered as heart of India and is also the capital city of India. It is said that India Gate was constructed by an inspiration from monument of Paris, Arc de Triomphe and the design of India gate was provided by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
The construction of India gate was completed in year 1931. it is said that originally the place was known by the name of All India War Memorial and was also denoted a special place in the heart of India, Delhi as a prominent one because it includes the memorial of more than 90,000 soldiers who have given their lives during their fight for country against the rule of Britishers.
It is also said that the fight mainly includes the World War 1 as well as Anglo Afghan War. The monument combines within just the red as well as pale sandstone and apart from that granite has also been used in construction process.
The India Gate was built to commemorate the British and Indian soldiers who died in the First World War and hundreds of soldiers who lost their lives in the Northwest Frontier, the Afghan war of 1919 and the Indo-Pak war in 1971.
The India Gate reaches up to a height of 42mtrs and stands tall in the heart of the city with an arched structure. An added memorial- Amar Jawan Jyoti was introduced in 1971 after the Indo-Pak war in the memory of the many deceased Indian soldiers. A flame burns day and night in remembrance of the lost lives.