In Westminster Hall, President Droupadi Murmu pays tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II
During his visit to Westminster Hall on Sunday, President Droupadi Murmu paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on September 8.
There will be a state funeral for Britain’s longest-serving monarch at Westminster Abbey on Monday morning.As the representative of the Indian people, Murmu paid tribute to the Queen.
#WATCH | President Droupadi Murmu visited Westminster Hall London where the body of Queen Elizabeth II is lying in state. The President offered tributes to the departed soul on her own behalf and on behalf of the people of India. pic.twitter.com/TID5Wlm4ux
— ANI (@ANI) September 18, 2022
On Sunday, President Murmu signed a condolence book on behalf of the Indian government while in London on a three-day visit. Visitor world leaders are stopping by Lancaster House in London where Queen Elizabeth II died aged 96 in Scotland on September 8 to sign a book of condolence in memory of her.
Around 500 world leaders and royals will attend a sombre ceremony at the Abbey on Saturday evening with a congregation of around 2,000 expected. Starting at 11am local time, the ceremony will conclude with a two-minute silence around an hour later.
The president is invited to Buckingham Palace ahead of Monday’s funeral service. In what has been described as an “official state event”, visiting heads of state, government officials, and overseas guests will be in attendance.