President Droupadi Murmu Will Attend Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral

New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu will be visiting London on September 17 to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday and offer condolences on behalf of the Government of India.

“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.

India observed one day of national mourning on September 11 as a mark of respect to Queen Elizabeth II.

President Droupadi Murmu, vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed their condolences following the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch.

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