Rajghat is the last resting place of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. The cremation of Mahatma Gandhi took place at the Delhi Raj Ghat only, on 31st January 1948. The memorial stone of Mahatma Gandhi placed there is a simple square platform made of black stone, with the words "Hey Ram" inscribed near it. As homage to the Mahatma, an eternal flame, in a copper urn, keeps on burning there. Enclosing the memorial is a low wall, simple with no ornamentation. Every Friday, a remembrance ceremony takes place at the Delhi Raj Ghat National Memorial.
Along with that, on the birthday (2nd October) as well as death
anniversary (30th January) of Mahatma Gandhi, prayers are held here.
30th January, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated is remembered as
Martyr's Day. The Mahatma Gandhi Samadhi, in New Delhi, is situated
amidst a garden with fountains and numerous striking trees. Situated
near Raj Ghat, are two museums dedicated to Gandhi that house a number
of possessions as well as photographs of Mahatma Gandhi. There is also a
beautiful Zinat-ul Masjid (Most Beautiful of Mosques) overlooking the