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President Draupadi Murmu pays last respects to Queen Elizabeth II

About 500 world leaders, including members of the royal family from around the world, will attend the Queen’s funeral. The funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey.

President Draupadi Murmu pays last respects to Queen Elizabeth II.

President Draupadi Murmu has arrived in London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. The President has arrived here to express condolences on behalf of the Government of India. President Draupadi Murmu visited Westminster Hall, London, where the body of Queen Elizabeth II is kept for funeral. Arriving here, the President paid tribute to the departed soul on behalf of himself and the people of India.

About 500 world leaders, including members of the royal family from around the world, will attend the Queen’s funeral. The funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey, which is expected to be attended by around 2,000 people. The condolence ceremony will begin at 11 am local time and end an hour later after two minutes of silence across the country.

About 500 world leaders, including members of the royal family from around the world, will attend the Queen’s funeral. The funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey, with about 2,000 people expected to attend. The condolence ceremony will begin at 11 am local time and end an hour later after two minutes of silence across the country.

Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted, President Draupadi Murmu has arrived in London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II died on 8 September at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The Queen’s body is kept at Westminster Hall and her funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey on Monday morning.

President Murmu has also been invited to a banquet hosted by King Charles II and Queen Consort Camilla for world leaders at Buckingham Palace on Sunday evening. All heads of state and official foreign guests visiting Britain are expected to attend this official state event. Zaki Cooper, who worked in the Queen’s family between 2009 and 2012, believes the Queen had a warm relationship with India and played a key role in the transformation of an empire into a Commonwealth.

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were received at the airport by UK Ambassador Jane Hartley, Lord Lieutenant of Essex Jennifer Tolhurst and others. After the first state funeral in Britain in 57 years, the Queen will be handed over to the Queen at a private ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. Prior to this, the state funeral of Winston Churchill, who was Prime Minister during the British War, was performed in 1965.

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