Delhi: 7 km long tunnel leading to Red Fort found in assembly
New Delhi: A tunnel has been found in the Delhi Assembly. Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel told that it connects to the Red Fort. There is no clarity on its history, but it was used by the British to avoid retaliation while relocating freedom fighters.
Goyal said that we have managed to identify its mouth, but will not dig further. Soon we will redo it and make it available to the public. The restoration work is expected to be completed by August 15 next year. After that, the public will be able to see it.
This tunnel was first known on 5 February 2016 The tunnel was first discovered on 5 February 2016. A secret tunnel was discovered in the Delhi Assembly which is 7 km long. This tunnel dates back to the British era. When the earth was turning red with the blood of patriots in Delhi, this was the tunnel through which the heroes of the country were brought to the gallows.
Let us tell you that this tunnel, about 7 kilometers long, goes to the Red Fort. There is evidence in history that the Delhi Legislative Assembly was used as a British court. This was the period from 1926-27 to 1947. It is said that the freedom fighters who were kept captive in the Red Fort were brought to the Delhi Vidhan Sabha (the British court of that time) through this secret tunnel. Behind the main assembly building there used to be a hanging room where freedom fighters were hanged.
In 2016, Ram Niwas Goel was told about the tunnel by a former Delhi MLA Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had told that when he became an MLA in 1993, he had heard from the assembly staff that there used to be a British court where freedom fighters were hanged. In 2016, Ram Niwas Goel had told that when Haryana had gone to some program that year, where former Delhi MLA Kiran Chaudhary told him about this tunnel. After this, on his return, he set up an investigation to find it, which discovered this tunnel.