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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Palace in Scotland. Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom reported that Queen Elizabeth passed away peacefully this afternoon at Balmoral. Prince Charles has been appointed king in his place.
battling health problems since October last year
For a few days, Queen Elizabeth was unable to move anywhere. That’s why they were having their meetings at Balmoral Castle in Scotland instead of Buckingham Palace in London. Queen Elizabeth had been suffering health problems since October last year.
PM Modi expressed grief
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condoled the death of the Queen. She said Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered as a stalwart of our times. He displayed dignity and decency in public life. I am hurt by his death. My condolences to his family and the people of Britain at this time of grief. During my visits to the UK in 2015 and 2018, I had memorable encounters with Queen Elizabeth II. I will not forget their 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 this.
The oldest ruler to ever ascend to the throne of Britain
Queen Elizabeth II was just 25 years old when she was crowned the throne of Britain. From then till now, she was occupied on this throne for almost 70 decades. She was 96 years old and was the oldest woman to hold power in Britain. Apart from this, the name of Queen Elizabeth used to be among the oldest rulers of the world.
Became Queen of Britain in 1952
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has completed 70 years of rule. She became Queen of Britain in 1952. On this special occasion a four-day Platinum Jubilee Celebrations were organized across the country. However, Queen Elizabeth II did not take part in the event. She was rarely seen in public events.