Queen Elizabeth II funeral: 96-yr-old will be buried next to husband Prince Philip today

Published on

Updated By

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain will be performed according to royal traditions today. The program of the State Funeral, which lasted for about an hour, will start at 3:30 pm Indian time (11 am British time). After the end of the State Funeral, a 2-minute silence will be observed across the country.

Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8

The 96-year-old Queen passed away on 8 September. First, the Queen’s funeral procession will be carried out from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey, that is, her coffin will be brought to Westminster Abbey. During this there will be a military parade. Members of the royal family will also be involved. The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, and his brother William, the Prince of Wales, will follow the Queen’s coffin.

Queen to be buried at British time 4 pm

According to royal traditions, the Queen’s funeral is being held 10 days after her death. The Queen’s coffin will be carried in a gun carriage to Westminster Abbey. This gun carriage was used for the funerals of Edward VII, George V, George VI and Sir Winston Churchill. It will be pulled by 142 Royal Navy sailors. Here the program of the State Funeral will end. This will be followed by a private ceremony in the presence of members of the royal family and close people. The Queen will be buried at 8:30 pm (British time, 4 pm).

Queen Elizabeth II to be buried at St George’s Memorial Chapel in Windsor Castle

Upon arrival at Westminster Abbey, according to royal custom, the Queen’s death will be mourned and prayers will be read. The Queen’s coffin will then be taken to Wellington Arch, led by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and NHS staff. From here the coffin will be taken to Windsor Castle. After a ceremony at 8:30 p.m., the Queen will be buried at St George’s Memorial Chapel in Windsor Castle.

Category

Popular Stories