Vice-President Dhankhar represents India at King Charles Coronation
Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar embarked on a two days visit to London, United Kingdom to attend the Coronation ceremony of King Charles III.
During his visit to the United Kingdom, Dhankhar will join a gathering of about 2,000 dignitaries, including heads of state and government, at the coronation ceremony. The Vice President is accompanied by his spouse, Sudesh Dhankhar for the UK visit. The United Kingdom (UK) extended an invitation recently to the international community, including India to attend the Coronation Ceremony.
The Coronation of King Charles III will take place at Westminster Abbey in London on Saturday, (May 6). The event will mark almost seven decades since the last coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
As per the royal family, in the morning of the Coronation, King Charles III and Camilla will travel from Buckingham Palace in the King's procession to Westminster Abbey in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach - which was created in 2012 for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee.
There will be two processions through the streets of the British capital on coronation day - one taking the King to be crowned and a larger parade back to Buckingham Palace after the historic service, where the monarch and members of the royal family will make a balcony appearance.