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Red Fort (India)


Red Fort

Red fort new delhi with indian flag

The Red Fort is a large fort complex located in Delhi currently controlled by the Indian Army. Every year on 15 August (the day India achieved independence from the British), the Prime Minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers a nationally-broadcast speech from its ramparts. It was the residence of the Mughal emperors of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. In addition to accommodating the emperors and their households, it was the ceremonial and political centre of Mughal government and the setting for events critically impacting the region. The Red Fort, the largest monument in Delhi, is one of its most popular tourist destinations and attracts thousands of visitors every year.

Source: Wikipedia

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