New Delhi: Union Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that the 11th will be observed as a day of national mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II of England.
Elizabeth II, the world’s longest-serving queen, died yesterday at Balmoral Palace in Scotland. He was 96 years old. Many world leaders, including US President Joe Biden, have condoled the death of Queen Elizabeth II. In his condolence message issued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he referred to ‘Queen Elizabeth II as the most powerful leader of our time’. Narendra Modi has said that he has lived an inspiring life for his country and countrymen and has also praised him for leading a dignified and civilized public life.
In this case, in the notification issued by the Central Ministry of Home Affairs, it has been informed that the Central Government has decided to observe the 11th as a day of mourning throughout the country as a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. It has been mentioned that the national flag will be flown at half-mast on that day and no celebrations and entertainment will be organized by the government.
Buckingham Palace has yet to officially announce when Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place. However, it has been reported that the last rites of the queen will be held on the 11th day since her death. It is said that the British royal family will observe mourning for 7 days after the funeral.