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India Gate and Amar Jawan Jyoti

India Gate a 42 metre high, is a war memorial in the honour of the soldiers who died during the War.

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India gate is a symbol of the bravery and valour of the soldiers. India Gate was designed and built by Lutyens, originally known as All India War Memorial in memory of the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during Afghan War.

The Amar Jawan Jyoti burns beneath the arch to honour the memory of the unknown soldiers.

A flame Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate kept alive since the place was built. India gate bears the names of 85,000 Indian Army soldiers who died during the wars. Below the arch is the memorial of the unknown-soldier. The Amar Jawan Jyoti runs on gas was lit in 1971.

 

Amar Jawan Jyoti

Worth mentioning is the Amar Jawan Jyoti , The Eternal Fame, in memory of the unknown Indian soldiers who fought in WWII and also a tombstone in Eastern India,near Myanmar which says:

When you go home,

tell them of us, and say,

for your tomorrow, we gave our today.

 

 

 

 

 

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