In Pictures: Queen Elizabeth II and her connection with Hyderabad

The longest-reigning monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 96 at Balmoral on Thursday.

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The longest-reigning monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 96 at Balmoral on Thursday. Condolences began to pour in from all over the world shortly after Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-reigning queen, passed away on Thursday. Numerous Indian leaders paid condolences to the late Queen Elizabeth II.

From her State visit to Hyderabad in the year 1983 to her Cartier tiara and a diamond necklace a gift to from Nizam of Hyderabad. Let us recall Queen Elizabeth II's connection to Hyderabad.

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Queen Elizabeth II paid a state visit to Hyderabad on November 19, 1983.


She was welcomed by P Ananda Gajapathi Raju, then minister of education for Andhra Pradesh


Dr V V Krishna Sastry, then Director of Archaeology & Museums, Andhra Pradesh, accompanied the Queen during her visit to Golconda Fort


Queen Elizabeth II was welcomed by students at Nasr School in Hyderabad


The Nizam of Hyderabad gifted her a matching tiara and a diamond platinum necklace as a wedding present



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