President Droupadi Murmu to go to London on Sept 17-19 for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

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President Droupadi Murmu can be visiting London from September 17-19 to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and supply condolences on behalf of the Government of India.

The funeral for the Queen will happen at 3.30 pm (IST) on Monday, September 19, at Westminster Abbey in London.

Queen Elizabeth II breathed her final on September eight at Balmoral, her property within the Scottish Highlands. She was 96. The Queen was affected by “episodic mobility problems” because the finish of final yr, in response to Buckingham Palace.

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II makes its closing journey from Buckingham Palace in London on Wednesday, to be conveyed in procession to Westminster Hall within the Houses of Parliament complicated for Lying-in-State till the state funeral at Westminster Abbey close by on Monday.

Following the announcement of the Queen’s demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered her as a “stalwart of our times”, saying she “provided inspiring leadership to her nation and people” and “personified dignity and decency in public life”.

PM Modi additionally recalled his “memorable” conferences with the Queen in 2015 and 2018, saying he would “never forget her warmth and kindness”.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had visited the British High Commission in New Delhi on September 12 to convey India’s condolences. India additionally noticed a day of nationwide mourning on Sunday.


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