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This monument is made of red sandstone. Originally known as All India War Memorial, this memorial was built in memory of the soldiers of the 90000 British Indian Army who were martyred in World War I and Afghan wars.
After India’s independence, it is now known as Amar Jawan Jyoti. In the memory of the martyred soldiers, a cap of a soldier is placed here on a rifle, on whose four corners the ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’ always keeps burning.