There is a wave of mourning all over the world with the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. While the heads of state of many countries including India have expressed grief over her death, US President Joe Biden has announced to go to the funeral. Although the date of the funeral has not yet been confirmed, it is expected to take place on 19 September at Westminster Abbey in London. Biden said he had not yet spoken to the Queen’s son, King Charles III.
Biden is not the only prominent person who will attend the funeral of the Queen. Other European monarchs, presidents and prime ministers are expected to attend. Queen Elizabeth II breathed her last in Scotland on Thursday after ruling for 70 years.
The Queen’s funeral is expected on September 19. Earlier, her coffin would be carried by ceremonial passage from London to Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster five days after her death, where the Queen would lie in state for three days. During this time people will be able to have their last darshan, this place will be open for 23 hours daily. The day of the funeral will be a day of national mourning, with a service at Westminster Abbey and a two-minute silence in the afternoon across the UK. Following the funeral, the Queen will be buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Castle.
According to the information, after the death of the Queen, Prime Minister Liz Truss was informed by phone. After this, the royal family closed the eyes of the Queen under all the preparations. After this Prince Charles was declared the new king. However, the formal coronation of Prince Charles will take place later. Whereas all the information related to the death of the Queen will be given to the Governor General, Ambassador after the PM.