A Tour to
India Gate New Delhi image courtsey: yogeshsarkar.com
A capital for many kingdoms.
The modern day Delhi (New Delhi) has many landmarks like the awe inspiring India-Gate, The Indian Parliament House (a building built utmost aesthetically in a characteristic style) Raisina Hill (where the President of India resides- Rashtrapathi Bhavan) and the North Block (where the Indian Prime Minster lives) and South Blocks, where the ‘people with power’ live.
Raj Ghat and related locations.
The city is as crowded as any other mega cities with millions of vehicles bustling through the busy streets, but New Delhi still keeps its grandeur close to its chest –as a place which has been abode to numerous emperors it seems only a natural proposition. The bank of River Yamuna (the main tributary of the holy River Ganges which passes through
Raj-Ghat (abode of the King) where the father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi rests in peace is a simple block of marble with epitaph ‘He Ram’ (O God! The last words he spoke before being shot dead),
Shantivan (forest of peace) where Jawaharlal Nehru the first Prime Minister of
Vijay Ghat (platform of victory) is the war memorial for the memory of
Shakti-Stal (place of strength) is place for Mrs. Indira Gandhi two times
Veer Bhumi (land of courage) is the memorial for Mr. Rajiv Gandhi who was behind the technological revolution that
The most happening place.
There are many museums in
The pompous Republic Day Parade held on the morning of 26th January is a function that tells the world about the emerging powerful nation that is
Old is gold.
Parathas are Indian delicacies made of whit wheat-flour soaking it in water with some butter-oil, salt and keeping it for about two hours covered by wet cloth. The dough is then made in to small balls of about 50 grams and beaten flat with bare-hands and struck on a clean table -applied with oil- as if washing cloth by beating it on a stone! By sheer magic the dough becomes as flat as a newspaper! This ‘newspaper is folded zigzag and this ‘zigzag’ (in the shape of clock’s main spring) is again beaten black and blue and flattened. This flat substance is placed on a hot plate and heated until it is fresh and tasty.
How to reach there.
A multi-purpose tour!
A tour to
Necessity and an invention!
The author remembers with delight about a time when