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Delhi Samadhis

Raj Ghat: Mahatma Gandhi was cremated here in 1948. The sprawling site on the banks of the Yamuna is marked by a brick platform flanked by an eternal flame, surrounded by lush green lawns and imposing boundary walls of concrete.The Raj Ghat area is now a beautiful park, complete with labelled trees planted by a mixed bag of notables including Queen Elizabeth II , Gough Whitlam, Dwight Eisenhower and Ho Chi Minh.

Santi Vana: India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was cremated here in 1964. Adjacent to Raj Ghat, it is flanked by lawns and multi-variegated foliage.

Vijay Ghat: Nehru's successor, Lal Bahadur Shastri, was cremated here.

Shakti Sthal: The daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Mrs Indira Gandhi, and his grandson Sanjay Gandhi were cremated here.

Vir Bhumi: Rajiv Gandhi, elder son of Mrs. Indira Gandhi, who was prime minister after his mother's assassination, was cremated here.

Kisan Ghat: Memorial to the legendary farmers' leader Charan Singh, who was also prime minister briefly in 1979.

Samta Sthal: The site is opposite Raj Ghat and was built in the mid-1980s as a memorial to the legendary leader of the backward communities, Jagjivan Ram.

Amar Jyoti: The eternal flame was lit after the 1971 Indo-Pak war under the arch of India Gate. Homage is paid by the prime minister to the "unknown soldier" before the annual Republic Day marchpast. Note: These samadhis are open on all days and entry is free