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Raj Ghat

Raj Ghat

Raj Ghat, Raj Ghat historical, Raj Ghat travel, Raj Ghat tourism, Raj Ghat Historical Place, travel to Raj Ghat MonumentRaj Ghat 4 km away from Janpath to the N-East of Feroz Shah near Delhi Gate at Ring Rd on the bank of Jamuna situated Rajghat. Jawaharlal Nehru Rd also ends opp. Rajghat. On 31st Jan. 1948, Mahatma Gandhi's last rites was performed here. The memorial stone of Gandhi is square in shape made of black stone. His last ward- 'Hey Ram' is inscribed on it.

Rajghat Delhi is only 4 kilometers away from Janpath in New Delhi. Rajghat at Delhi is nearby to Feroz Shah and Delhi Gate on the Ring Road from where you can view the Yamuna River. In Rajghat at Delhi, Mahatma Gandhi's last sacraments were performed on 31st January, 1948. You can see the memorial stone of Gandhiji in square shaped black stone when you trip this famous Rajghat in Delhi.

The Rajghat at Delhi is visited by the nationals as well as by the foreigners who wishes to pay their respect to Mahatma Gandhi. Nearby Rajghat of New Delhi, you will find a Gandhi Memorial Museum. The museum displays the life cycle of the Great Spirit and the philosophy of the Sarvodaya Movement through a movie.

The foreign delegates of the Government of India come to pay their homage to Gandhiji at the Rajghat of Delhi by presenting flowers on the platform. All visitors to Rajghat at Delhi should remove their footwear at the gate in order to show respect to the memorial. Every Friday, a commemorating ceremony is held to check the day Gandhi died. You can see Jawaharlal Nehru's Samadhi, to the north of the Rajghat of New Delhi, known as the Shantivan or Shanti Vana. Earlier Prime Minister of India, Mrs Indira Gandhi's son, Sanjay Gandhi's Samadhi is adjacent to it.

Ordinary people, VIPs, foreign tourists all come here at Rajghat to pay their homage to him. On every Friday (the day of his death) a prayer is being held. Except Monday, a regular feature of projecting Gandhi philosophy in picture, sculpture and photos from 10-00 to 17-00 is being performed at Rajghat. Besides, there is Gandhi Memorial Museum projecting his life and the philosophy of Sarvodaya Movement in film from 9-30 to 17-30 except Thursday and on Sunday at 16-00 in Hindi and 17-00 in English.


Raj Ghat, Raj Ghat historical, Raj Ghat travel, Raj Ghat tourism, Raj Ghat Historical Place, travel to Raj Ghat MonumentAnother Gandhi memorial is Gandhi Balidansthal or assassinated spot at Tis January Marg of the city. On 30 Jan. 1948 on his way to prayer at Biral Bhawan , he was assassinated by bullets. Hence, this memorial.

On the banks of the river Yamuna is the Raj Ghat where the father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi was cremated in 1948, soon after India attained it freedom.

 

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