Our Delhi city tour

From Qutub Minar we went to see the Parliament building of India .

Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan which is one of the most impressive buildings in Delhi. Located at the end of Sansad Marg the Parliament Building was designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. This iconic building was inaugurated in 1927 by Lord Irwin, the then Governor-General of India.

The Parliament House comprises of a central hall which is circular in shape and 98 feet in diameter. The Central Hall is considered to be a very important part of the Parliament building since this is where the Indian Constitution was drafted. The building houses the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and a library hall. In between these three chambers lies a garden. The building also has facilities for accommodation for ministers, important officers of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Chairmen and Parliamentary Committees.

The Parliament House also houses a museum which aims at educating people on the “Democratic Heritage of India” and which dates back to 2500 back. The museum is set up in a very interesting way and is complete with sound and light videos, large screen interactive computer screens and virtual reality among other features.

In front of Parliament building
In front of Parliament of India

India gate
India Gate, an important monument of the city, is a memorial built in commemoration of more than 80,000 Indian soldiers who were killed during World War I. The monument is an imposing 42 meters high arch and was designed by the famous architect Edwin Lutyens . India gate was earlier named All India War Memorial.

In front of India gate
In front of India gate

Indira Gandhi Memorial
This is the residence of our ex Prime Minister Indira Gandhi where she was shot dead in 1984 . It consists of various rooms like living room library kitchen and the saree she was wearing when shot dead is under display along with many more mementos , photos etc .

In front of Indira Gandhi Memorial
Living room
Library
Photos
Her mementos
The passage from residence to Her Office
The place where She fell down
Her saree with blood stain
With the security in Indira Gandhi Memorial

Sakthi Sthal

Then we had a lunch break for about 2 hours then went to Sakthi Sthal , where Mahatma Gandhi father of our nation , Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi were cremated .

Sakthi Sthal Mahatma Gandhi
Sakthi Sthal Rajiv Gandhi
The place in sakthi sthal where Indira Gandhi was cremated

Redfort

Then by evening to Redfort
Delhi’s famous Red Fort is known by that name because of the red stone with which it is built and it is one of the most magnificent palaces in the world. … The Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, after ruling from Agra for eleven years, decided to shift to Delhi and laid the foundation stone of the Red Fort in 1618.
 back of the ₹500 note of the Mahatma Gandhi New Series of the Indian rupee. In April 2018, Dalmia Bharat Group adopted the Red Fort for maintenance, development, and operations, per a contract worth ₹25 crores for a period of five years, under the government’s “Adopt A Heritage” scheme.

Redfort

Published by Ranjini Madhavan

Iam a homemaker who like to travel to spiritual places and like to share my spiritual tours , pictures and my personal tour experiences .Though am not expressive to put it in words thought it would be easy for others who likes to travel these places so that they may know what all places to be covered and a sweet memories for myself.

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