According to Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti Vice-Chairman Vijay Goel, water from the Yamuna flooded Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat in Delhi, inundating its gardens and pathways.
According to Goel, the flood water reached up to the memorial complex’s entrance and later overwhelmed the pathways leading to Gandhi’s cremation platform.

“However, the water just touched the lower portion of the marble platform, and the flame atop it was unaffected,” he told PTI.

Water was seen surging on the Ring Road and entering the Rajghat memorial in images. According to Goel, a portion of the wall of the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti fell due to the pressure of the water.

Earlier, Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, told reporters that the flooding at Rajghat was caused by an overflow from a nearby drain.

The pathways and grounds of the memorial were overwhelmed by waist-deep water, according to a PTI video.

Rajghat is a 44.35-acre memorial to Mahatma Gandhi on Delhi’s western bank of the Yamuna. The memorial is a square black marble stone platform.

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