Tuesday, June 9, 2009

India Gate

India Gate, one of the largest war memorials in India is located in the heart of the capital New Delhi. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens a well known British architecht.

“To the dead of the Indian armies who fell and are honoured in France and Flanders Mesopotamia and Persia East Africa Gallipoli and
Elsewhere in the near and the far east and in sacred memory also of those whose names are here recorded and who fell in India on the north west frontier and during the third Afghan war,” is inscribed on top of the memorial.

At least 90,000 Indian soldiers lost their lives fighting in wars. After Indian Independence India Gate became the site of the India Army’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

good machan. keep it up!!!