President Droupadi Murmu Leaves For London To Attend Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral
New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu left for London on Saturday to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the Government of India.
“President Droupadi Murmu emplanes for London, United Kingdom, to attend the state funeral of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the Government of India,” the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted along with a picture of Droupadi.
Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at her summer residence Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8 at the age of 96. She will be laid to rest at Westminster Abbey on September 19.
On September 12, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited the British High Commission here to convey the country’s condolences. India also observed a day of national mourning on Septrember 10.