Prez Murmu offers tribute to Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her state funeral

Prez Murmu was joined by Acting High Commissioner Sujit Ghosh at Lancaster House in London, where visiting world leaders are stopping by to sign a book of condolence in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

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The President of India, Droupadi Murmu and Acting High Commissioner Sujit Ghosh signs a book of condolences at Lancaster House following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, in London (Photo: AP/PTI)

Press Trust of India London
President 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.

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First Published: Sep 18 2022 | 5:26 PM IST

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