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President Droupadi Murmu reached London on Saturday to attend the state funeral of the Queen, who died at the age of 96.

London: Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, will be honoured with a full state funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday. In accordance with the wish of the Queen’s successor, her son King Charles III, the public mourning period will continue across the country for a week after the funeral.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will be held on September 19 (Monday) at Westminster Abbey. It will begin at about 3.30 pm (IST) and is expected to last an hour.

Earlier on Wednesday, the coffin was taken by a horse-drawn gun carriage to the Houses of Parliament also known as the Palace of Westminster, where it lay in state for four days at Westminster Hall.

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Prior to this, the coffin was brought to London’s Buckingham Palace from London from Balmoral, Scotland, where she passed away at the age of 96. Following her death, processions and rituals were conducted in Balmoral, before the body was brought to London.

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After the state funeral on Monday, the Queen’s funeral procession will leave for Wellington Arch, where the casket will be placed in a hearse that will head to Windsor Castle.

At St George Chapel, located inside Windsor Castle, a televised committal ceremony will take place.