Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (II) died on Thursday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The Queen, who had been unwell for a long time, was 96 years old. Queen Elizabeth, who became the ruler of the British Empire on February 6, 1952, remained on the throne for a total of 70 years and 211 days. She was the longest-serving head of government in the world.
Elizabeth II, the child of Britain’s King George (VI) and Queen Elizabeth, was married to Philip Mountbatten in 1947. Philip was Prince of Greece and Denmark. He died in April last year. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip have four children. The eldest son Prince Charles will now take over the throne of Britain. He will now be known as King Charles III. He has two brothers- Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and sister Princess Anne.
Condoling the death of the Queen, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has paid tribute to her through a tweet. I had memorable meetings with her during my tour of the UK in 2015 and 2018. I will never forget her kindness and kindness. During one meeting she showed me the handkerchief presented by Mahatma Gandhi at her wedding. I will always remember her behavior.
The wave of sadness in the royal family
The new King, Charles, said in a statement issued by the Royal Family that the death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty, is a moment of greatest sorrow for me and all members of my family. Charles said, “We deeply mourn the passing of a sovereign and a very dear mother. I know this loss will be deeply felt by countless people across the country, region and Commonwealth and around the world.
Pope Francis has also condoled the death of the Queen. Queen Elizabeth is known for many reforms in the British governance system. Along with strengthening British democracy, she also made the royal family a taxpayer. Normally she did not interfere in the affairs of the elected government, but during her stay at Buckingham Palace in London, she did meet the Prime Minister every week to get information about the business. A total of 15 Prime Ministers served during her reign.
Liz Truss was sworn in
On Tuesday, he administered the oath to Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss at Balmoral Castle itself. Queen Elizabeth was unwell due to old age ailments and weakness. On Thursday morning, when the situation worsened, she came under the close supervision of doctors. Prince Charles, his wife Camilla Parker and other family members rushed to Balmoral Castle when there were no signs of improvement. At the same time, the Queen breathed her last at around 6.30 pm. As soon as the news of his death became public, there was mourning in Britain and the global regions under his rule, public events were cancelled.
King Charles will rule in Britain now
Buckingham Palace, the royal family’s main residence in London, has traditionally conferred the title of King to Prince Charles (73) and his wife Camilla as Queen, following the death of the Queen. King Charles and Queen Camilla will be staying at Balmoral Castle on Thursday but will return to London on Friday, a statement issued by the Palace said. After this, he will fulfill the responsibilities related to the preparation of the Queen’s funeral and the royalty. As the new head of government, King Charles will lead 14 territories of the Commonwealth, including Britain, at the Queen’s funeral.