Queen Elizabeth II Funeral: India’s President Draupadi Murmu arrived in London on Saturday evening on a three-day visit to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the Indian government. About 500 leaders from around the world, including members of the royal family from around the world, will attend the Queen’s funeral. Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey, where about 2,000 people are 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.
President Murmu is also invited to dinner tonight
Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted, ‘President Draupadi Murmu has reached London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.’ Let us tell you that 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 this morning. India’s 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.
Joe Biden also arrived in Britain
Westminster Hall will be closed to the general public a few hours before the Queen’s funeral. The entry gates of Westminster Abbey will be opened for foreign dignitaries and guests at 8 am local time on Monday. The Dean of Westminster will perform the state funeral with Prime Minister Liz Truss and Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Patricia Scotland.
At the same time, US President Joe Biden has also reached London to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. He will attend the Queen’s funeral on Monday. 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.
King Charles expressed his gratitude to the police
In the midst of all this, King Charles has expressed his gratitude to the police officers involved in the planning of ‘Operation London Bridge’. ‘Operation London Bridge’ was a plan made to carry out the program related to the process after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
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