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Queen Elizabeth II Death: Know- When was India the mother

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Queen Elizabeth II Death: Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in Britain, died today at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She was 96 years old. The Queen ruled for 70 years. She visited India many times.

When did Queen Elizabeth II come to India?

On 21 January 1961, Queen Elizabeth II visited India. During this, former PM Jawaharlal Nehru and former President Rajendra Prasad had come to receive him at Palam Airport. She came to India for the second time on 7 November 1983. During that time he was welcomed by the then President Giani Zail Singh.

After this, on 13 October 1997, Prince Philip came to India for the third time with his wife Queen Elizabeth-II. President K.R. Narayanan welcomed him at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The Queen had also praised the warmth and welcome received in India during this period. In one of his addresses, he had said, “Besides the warmth and hospitality of Indians, India’s richness and diversity has been an inspiration to all of us.”

His last visit to India was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence. During this, for the first time, he mentioned the ‘hard period’ of colonial history. He had said, “It is no secret that some drastic incidents have happened in our past. Jallianwala Bagh is a sad example.”

PM Modi expressed grief

PM Modi has expressed grief over Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered as a stalwart of our times,” he said. He displayed dignity and decency in public life. I am hurt by his death. My thoughts are with his family and the people of Britain in this time of sorrow

The PM further said, ‘During my visits to the UK in the years 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 keep it

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