4 km away
from Janpath to the N-East of Feroz Shah near Delhi Gate at Ring Rd on
the bank of Jamuna situated Rajghat. Jawaharlal Nehru Rd also ends opp.
Rajghat. On 31st Jan. 1948, Mahatma Gandhi's last rites was performed
here. The memorial stone of Gandhi is square in shape made of black
stone. His last ward- 'Hey Ram' is inscribed on it.
Ordinary people, VIPs, foreign tourists all come here at Rajghat to
pay their homage to him. On every Friday (the day of his death) a
prayer is being held. Except Monday, a regular feature of projecting
Gandhi philosophy in picture, sculpture and photos from 10-00 to 17-00
is being performed at Rajghat. Besides, there is Gandhi Memorial
Museum projecting his life and the philosophy of Sarvodaya Movement in
film from 9-30 to 17-30 except Thursday and on Sunday at 16-00 in
Hindi and 17-00 in English.
Another Gandhi memorial is Gandhi Balidansthal or assassinated spot at
Tis January Marg of the city. On 30 Jan. 1948 on his way to prayer at
Biral Bhawan , he was assassinated by bullets.