Shakti Sthal Delhi

Shakti Sthal

Shakti Sthal: Peace Of Power And Strength 
Shakti Sthal is a memorial site made in the memory of the first lady Prime Minister of India, Mrs Indira Gandhi. It was given the name in memory of her powerful and positive attitude for a better nation. The name of the site means “peace of power and strength”
 
Shakti Sthal is situated in the between Mahatma Gandhi Marg and the banks of River Yamuna to the south-east of Red Fort. The mark is known as the main ring road, which is close to Raj Ghat. 
 
History of the place 
The day before she was assassinated, Mrs Gandhi gave the nation a speech.  “I do not mind if my life goes in the service of the nation. If I die today, every drop of my blood will invigorate the nation.” This is a part of the speech. 
 
Architecture
Mrs Indira Gandhi’s last rites were performed at Shakti Sthal. The area where she was cremated is now covered with a grey-reddish monolith stone. The memorial spot showcases a marble platform. The place is filled with greenery that includes shady trees. It offers peace and tranquillity. The Shakti Sthal design features elements of rock, earth, water and nature. 
 
Timing: 5:00 am -7:30 pm from April to September and 5:00 am – 7:00 pm from October to March.
Entry Fee: Free
Perfect time to visit: Autumn and Spring Seasons. The winters are also good. 
How to reach: The nearest metro station to Shakti Sthal is Kashmiri Gate Metro Station. People can hire auto rickshaws and cabs. They can use the local bus services. If people want to use their own vehicles, then there is good parking facility in the area. 
 

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Shakti Sthal
Shakti Sthal, Raj Ghat, New Delhi, Delhi 110002
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2.3km
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2.1km
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