This excellent structure was constructed by the Imperial War Graves Commission. It was established in 1917 Because of to build war memories and graves for soldiers who lose their lives in the First World War. This memorial was designed by a famous English architect whose name is Sir Edwin Lutyens. Besides its foundation was laid by the Duke of Connaught, the third son of Queen Victoria, on 10 February 1921., on February 12, 1931, after 10 long years, Viceroy Lord Irwin decided to dedicate this amazing structure to the nation and its future generations. And then the names of over 13,000 soldiers, who lost their lives during the war are also inscribed on the memorial.
A new structure was added to the India Gate in 1972,
To the honor of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. It is known as Amar Jawan Jyoti (it means the Flame of the Immortal Soldier), and this was introduced by Indira Gandhi, who was the then PM of India.