Queen Elizabeth II’s death sent shock waves across the globe. Following her demise, India announced a day of state mourning on September 11 ‘as a mark of respect’ for the death of Queen Elizabeth.
Furthermore, the National Flag will be flown at half-mast throughout the country in all buildings where the Tricolour is flown regularly. There will be official entertainment on the day.ALSO READ | DISGUSTING! Argentinian TV Host Santiago Cuneo Celebrates Queen Elizabeth II Death; Sparks Outrage For Insulting Her Majesty-REPORTS
One Day State Mourning on September 11th as a mark of respect on the passing away of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) September 9, 2022
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“Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland passed away on 8th September 2022. As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Government of India has decided that there will be one day of State Mourning on September 11th throughout India,” a press release read.
Queen Elizabeth II breathed her last on Thursday at the age of 96, at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Meanwhile, the palace announced that Charles will be officially proclaimed Britain’s new monarch at a meeting of the Accession Council at St James’s Palace on Saturday.
For the unversed, Queen Elizabeth II became the UK's longest-serving monarch in 2015 and ruled for 70 years. She surpassed the record of Queen Victoria, who had ruled from 1837 to 1901. Her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away at the age of 99 in April 2021. Elizabeth described him as her “strength and stay”. ALSO READ | Queen Elizabeth II, Longest-Serving Monarch Of Britain Passes Away At The Age of 96; Condolences Pour In From Around The Globe
Members of the royal family had rushed to her side at the family’s summer residence in Balmoral after her health took a turn for the worse.
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