Why is the India Gate important?

The iconic India Gate, an arch gate made using sandstone, is a war memorial situated in the Rajpath area, Delhi. It was built to commemorate the Undivided British Army (also known as British India Army) soldiers who laid down their lives during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War of 1919.

Why India Gate is built?

During World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War, about 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army lost their lives while protecting the superiority of the mighty British Empire. India Gate was built to honor these soldiers. One can also see the name of these soldiers inscribed on the walls of India Gate.

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