Great Kanto Earthquake occurred in 1923. In this catastrophe, the disaster and 116 Indians had been living in Yokohama, at the time, even counting the 28 people killed. Citizens with the reconstruction of the city of Yokohama, reached out a hand for the relief to people affected by the disaster in India. And, again to invite the Indians lost a place to live in Yokohama in Yokohama, which is also the effort you expend such as housing allowances.
This tower was donated by the Indian Association in Japan in 1939, thanks from the heart of such assistance to Indian citizens in Yokohama, and is said to contain the meaning of brotherhood as a memorial of the deceased and unfortunately that.