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India Gate

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India Gate is certainly one of the most visited spots of Delhi. India Gate was built to memorialize the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War, fighting for the British army. The India Gate also bears the name of 13,516 British and Indian soldiers killed during the third Afghanistan war, 1919. The foundation stone of India Gate was laid down by the Duke of Connaught in the year 1921 and was designed by the famous British architect, Edward Lutyens. It was Lord Irwin who dedicated India Gate to the nation in 1931.

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New Delhi, India

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india gate, delhi, picnic, public, attractive, girl, boys, lady, men, architecture, india, tourist, attraction

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