Rajghat is situated 4 km away from Janpath in Delhi and holds a great significance in the history of India. Rajghat is a place where Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation was cremated followed by his assassination in the year 1948. The cenotaph commemorating his memory is a simple black marble structure that sits in the midst of a beautiful lush green garden. The place is visited by locals as well as foreigners and various delegates and VIPs to pay their homage to the Father of the Nation.
In addition to being Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, Rajghat is also a celebration of his illustrious life. Gandhiji's philosophy is projected through picture, sculpture and photos At Gandhi memorial Museum at Rajghat, his life and philosophy of Sarvodaya Movement are also shown through a film in English and Hindi between 9:30 AM till 5:30 PM except on Thursday. A prayer is held every Friday, the day he died at Rajghat. On Sunday, it is featured in Hindi at 4 PM and at 5 PM in English.
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