Rajghat in Delhi

Rajghat is only 4 kilometers away from Janpath in New Delhi. Rajghat at Delhi is adjacent to Feroz Shah and Delhi Gate on the Ring Road from where you can view the Yamuna river.

In Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's last rituals were performed on 31st January, 1948. You can see the memorial stone of Gandhiji in square shaped black stone when you visit 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 homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Beside Rajghat of New Delhi, you will find a Gandhi Memorial Museum. The museum displays the life cycle of the great soul and the philosophy of the Sarvodaya Movement through a movie. If you want to see the show in English the timing is from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm except Thursdays. On Sundays the show is shown at 3 pm in Hindi and at 5 pm in English.

The foreign delegates of the Government of India come to pay their homage to Gandhiji at the Delhi Rajghat by offering 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.

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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 Delhi Rajghat, known as the Shantivan or Shanti Vana. Former Prime Minister of India, Mrs Indira Gandhi's son, Sanjay Gandhi's Samadhi is adjacent to it.

Last Updated on : August 02, 2013