The Imperial War Graves Commission (now called Commonwealth War Graves Commission) was established in 1917 as an organization responsible for burying and commemorating First World War dead and missing soldiers. An All India War Memorial was commissioned as part of this project. The name was later changed to India Gate.
What is the symbol of India Gate?
Its not just a ny Gate-its India Gate.It symbolises India, and the Martyr’s monument with the everlasting flame, adds to its grandeaur.It is a beautiful structure and one can gaze at it for long. The area around it is ideal for strolling and relaxing.
Is India Gate in Mumbai or Delhi?
The India Gate (formerly known as the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the “ceremonial axis” of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway.
Can we go on top of India Gate?
“We wanted to see the eternal flame, which commemorates the Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during World War I,” she said. … “Tourists are allowed to go only up till the barricades, but as there is no parking space tourists no longer prefer to stop at India Gate.