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. Hence, this memorial.