Around the World team members at India Gate

Around the World team members at India Gate

Written by Bella Dalima

02 May, 2014 | 9:10 pm

The Around the World team that is spreading awareness on the world conference on youth landed in India on Friday morning.

The team is due to attend a discussion and special event on the world conference on youth in the coming days before making their way back to Sri Lanka. The team was able to visit the site of the India Gate today.

The India gate is one of the iconic landmarks which represents the Indian capital of New Delhi. Work on the 42 metre long monument which was built in the memory of 12,516 fallen Indian soldiers, commenced in 1921.

The monument which is based on the structure of the Arc de Triomphe in France was completed in 1931.An eternal flame has been lit at the monument in memory of Indian soldiers who died in the line of duty.

 

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