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Brief of Iron Pillar, New Delhi
 

This is age old pillar standing in the courtyard of Quwwat - ul - Isam mosque has withstood the test of time (weather) for over 1500 years. This 2 ft high Pillar is a solid shaft of wrought iron and as per a Sanskrit inscription was erected outside a Vishnu temple, possibly in Bihar in the memory of the Gupta King Chandragupta II Vikramaditya (375 - 413 A.D.). It is said that if someone standing with his / her back to pillar encircle it with his / her arms, his / her wish will be granted.

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