Obelisk in Srirangapatna is a memorial erected by using the then government of Mysore in reminiscence of the English infantrymen died all through the siege of Srirangapatna. Obelisk in Srirangapatna is a memorial erected through the then authorities of Mysore in reminiscence of the English soldiers died throughout the siege of Srirangapatna. The Obelisk stands on the middle of an expansive and concentric collection of steps, on a excessive point near the castle partitions.
The 4 plaques constant on the of the square base is inscribed with various details. Above the base shape is a conical projection supported via 4 cannonballs. Another canon ball is constant the the very pinnacle too. The inscription on one side reads " This monument is erected with the aid of the authorities of Mysore in 1907 so as to commemorate the siege of Seringapatam through the British forces beneath lieutenant wellknown G. Harris and its final seize via attack at the 4th May 1799.
As also the names of these gallant officials who fell throughout the operations. The subsequent facet is a corps wise desk that lists the range of squaddies and officials wounded, killed or lacking for the siege. The final tally reads as Killed-192, Wounded -657 and lacking -25. So it really is the reputable model of the harm the British corps suffered at Srirangapatna.