Raj Ghat ,memorial to Mahatma Gandhi(Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi),Delhi 1986

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F. Zaman on August 3, 2011

Raj Ghat: is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Gandhi's cremation on 31 January 1948. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi in India on Ring Road officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road.
Today, the Rajghat attracts about 10,000 visitors a day and is a requisite stop for visiting foreign leaders, regardless of political ideology.
The memorial was designed by Vanu G. Bhuta. It was originally designed to reflect the simplicity of Mahatma Gandhi's life.

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Photo taken in Shakti Sthal, Raj Ghat, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India

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  • Uploaded on September 2, 2008
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: Canon CanoScan 4400F