On September 19, President Droupadi Murmu will attend the state burial for Queen Elizabeth II in London on behalf of India. From September 17 to September 19, Murmu will be in London to express condolences on behalf of the Indian government. On September 8, Queen Elizabeth, the former monarch of the United Kingdom and head of the Commonwealth of Nations, passed away. The death of Queen Elizabeth II was mourned by President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Narendra Modi had tweeted, “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered as a stalwart of our times. She provided inspiring leadership to her nation and people. She personified dignity and decency in public life. Pained by her demise. My thoughts are with her family and people of UK in this sad hour.”
“In the 70 years of reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, India-UK ties have evolved, flourished and strengthened immensely. She played an important role in the welfare of millions of people around the world as Head of the Commonwealth,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.
(source : IANS)