India Gate, Delhi (India)
The India Gate (formerly known as the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath on the eastern edge of the ceremonial axis of New Delhi formerly called Kingsway. It stands as a memorial to 90000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died in between 1914 and 1921 in the First World War in France Flanders Mesopotamia Persia East Africa Gallipoli and elsewhere in the Near and the Far East and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. 13300 servicemens names including some soldiers and officers from the United Kingdom are inscribed on the gate. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens the gate evokes the architectural style of the memorial arch such as the Arch of Constantine in Rome and is often compared to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and the Gateway of India in Mumbai.
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