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President of India Droupadi Murmu Offers Tributes To Queen Elizabeth II

London:18/9/22:President of India  Droupadi Murmu on Sunday visited Westminster Hall in London, where the body of Queen Elizabeth II is lying in state, and offered tributes to the late British monarch on behalf of the Indian government and the people of India.

The President offered tributes to the departed soul on her own behalf and on behalf of the people of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted along with a video clip of the President at the Hall within the House of Parliament complex

.President Murmu, who is in London on a three-day visit to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II scheduled at Westminster Abbey on Monday, also signed a condolence book on behalf of the Indian government. She was accompanied by Acting High Commissioner of India to the UK Sujit Ghosh at Lancaster House in London, where visiting world leaders are stopped to sign a book of condolence in memory of Queen Elizabeth II who died aged 96 in Scotland on September 8. The Indian head of state, who arrived on Saturday evening, will join around 500 world leaders, including US President Joe Biden, and royals from across the world in a congregation of around 2,000 expected at the Abbey for a sombre ceremony starting at 11 am local time and concluding with a two-minute silence around an hour later. Ahead of Monday’s funeral service, the President is invited to a reception hosted by King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla at Buckingham Palace. All visiting heads of state, government and official overseas guests are expected at what has been described as an “official state event.

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