India Gate,New Delhi, India

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unnippillai on November 30, 2010

The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. It is composed of red sand stone and granite. Originally, a Statue of King George V had stood under the now-vacant canopy in front of the India Gate, and was removed to Coronation Park with other statues. Following India's independence, India Gate became the site of the Indian Army's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, known as the Amar Jawan Jyoti (The flame of the immortal soldier)

roro-ji2981 on December 5, 2010

Very nice! LIKE. Greetings from roro

unnippillai on December 5, 2010

roro-ji2981,

Thank you for visiting my gallery and offering very nice remarks....

Dezso Biczo © on December 27, 2011

very good image, interesting place...I read the INFO - useful

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unnippillai on December 30, 2011

Dezso Biczo ©,

Thank you very much for visiting my photos and commenting with nice words...

Wish you and Family a Very Happy New year

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