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British Queen Elizabeth’s funeral will be held on September 19, King Charles approves bank holiday

The Queen's body will remain let-in-state at Westminster Hall for four days and the general public will be able to pay their respects. Date of funeral has not yet been announced but new monarch confirms day will be bank holiday.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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London: King Charles has approved an order that the day of the Queen’s funeral will be a bank holiday. The funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II of Britain will take place on 19 September. Buckingham Palace has given this information. The official 10-day mourning period will end after the death of Queen Elizabeth. It will take place at Westminster Abbey at 11 am. There will be a bank holiday on the day of the funeral. King Charles III confirmed a public holiday during his first meeting with the Privy Council at St. James’s Palace. Elizabeth II, who had succeeded the throne in 1952, died Thursday at her summer retreat in the Scottish Highlands.

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The funeral is to be held on Monday 19 September, at the end of the 10-day period of mourning.

After the death of Elizabeth II, her eldest son Prince Charles will lead the Queen’s funeral and tribute program as the new King of Britain and the new head of state of the Commonwealth of Nations.

The Queen’s funeral will be the first state funeral to be held since her first Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, in 1965. Although her father George VI chose St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for his service, his daughter’s body would be taken to Westminster Abbey. where they were married and crowned, and the Windsor would then be kept in the royal vault.

King Charles III was declared the new monarch of Britain. Maharaja Charles III said on 10 September that he understood deeply about his great legacy and the duties and enormous responsibilities of sovereignty. Will strive to follow the inspiring example of his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth II. In his proclamation at St James’s Palace, he paid tribute to his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

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Let us inform that Britain’s longest-reigning Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday (September 8) at Balmoral Castle in Scotland after ruling for 70 years. His age was 96 years. The funeral will take place approximately 10 days after the public announcement of his death.

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