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Country pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II: National Flags at Rashtrapati Bhavan and Red Fort fly at half-mast

After the death of Queen Elizabeth II of the UK, State Mourning is being celebrated today. During the state mourning, the National Flag (National Flags) in Red Fort and Rashtrapati Bhavan has been hooked half.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: After the death of Queen Elizabeth II of the UK, State Mourning is being celebrated today. During the state mourning, the National Flag (National Flags) in Red Fort and Rashtrapati Bhavan has been hooked half. Queen Elizabeth II was demised on Thursday, September 8. After this the government had announced a one-day state mourning. After the death of Queen in the UK, 10 days of national mourning has been announced.

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In this regard, the Union Home Ministry issued a statement saying that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday. A one-day state mourning will be observed across the country on September 11 in his honor. After the death of the Queen, mourning is being done all over the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had paid tribute to the Queen after her death. He said that I am saddened by the death of the Queen. My condolences to his family and the people of Britain at this time of grief.

Recalling the meeting with her, Prime Minister Modi said, “During my visits to the UK in 2015 and 2018, I had memorable meetings with Queen Elizabeth II. I will never forget his warmth and kindness. During one of the meetings he showed me the handkerchief that Mahatma Gandhi had gifted him at his wedding. I will always cherish those memories.

Let me say that Queen Elizabeth ruled for 70 years on the UK. In his reign, he has come to India several times. After his demise, the command of the UK’s Royal Family Prince Charles III has taken it. The BBC played the national anthem, “God Save the Queen,” over a portrait of her in full regalia as her death was announced, and the flag over Buckingham Palace was lowered to half-staff as the second Elizabethan age came to a close.

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