When Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited India| Photos

Updated On Sep 09, 2022 10:04 AM IST

Britain's longest serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, had been on three State visits to India. Her first visit in 1961 was most memorable as India celebrated 15 years of independence. She also visited the country in the years 1983 and 1997. The Queen had expressed delight on "warmth and hospitality” she received in India.

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Former Indian President, Zail Singh, Queen Elizabeth II and Former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi pose for pictures during her visit to India on November 7th, 1983. (N Thyagarajan / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former Indian President, Zail Singh, Queen Elizabeth II and Former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi pose for pictures during her visit to India on November 7th, 1983. (N Thyagarajan / HT Photo)

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Queen Elizabeth being received by former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on arrival at Palam airport after the conclusion of her Nepal visit. (HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Queen Elizabeth being received by former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on arrival at Palam airport after the conclusion of her Nepal visit. (HT Photo)

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Queen Elizabeth II pays homage at Rajghat in New Delhi, India on October 13, 1997. (Arun Jetlie / HT Photo ) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Queen Elizabeth II pays homage at Rajghat in New Delhi, India on October 13, 1997. (Arun Jetlie / HT Photo )

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Queen Elizabeth II pictured as she pays homage at the War Centenary in New Delhi, India on October 15, 1997. (Girish Srivastava / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Queen Elizabeth II pictured as she pays homage at the War Centenary in New Delhi, India on October 15, 1997. (Girish Srivastava / HT Photo)

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The then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi and Queen Elizabeth II share a conversation at the Rashtrapati Bhavan during her visit to India on November 15, 1983. (KK Chawla / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi and Queen Elizabeth II share a conversation at the Rashtrapati Bhavan during her visit to India on November 15, 1983. (KK Chawla / HT Photo)

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The Queen presents Mother Teresa of Calcutta with the Insignia of the Honorary Order of Merit in New Delhi on November 24, 1983. (Virendra Prabhakar / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Queen presents Mother Teresa of Calcutta with the Insignia of the Honorary Order of Merit in New Delhi on November 24, 1983. (Virendra Prabhakar / HT Photo)

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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh seen having a conversation with India’s former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Safdarjung road on November 18, 1983. (Virendra Prabhakar / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh seen having a conversation with India’s former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Safdarjung road on November 18, 1983. (Virendra Prabhakar / HT Photo)

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh pictured with former President K. R. Narayanan and wife Usha Narayanan on October 13, 1997. (SN Sinha / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh pictured with former President K. R. Narayanan and wife Usha Narayanan on October 13, 1997. (SN Sinha / HT Photo)

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Former Indian President, Zail Singh and Queen Elizabeth II arrive in a buggy on November 18, 1983. (KK Chawla / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Former Indian President, Zail Singh and Queen Elizabeth II arrive in a buggy on November 18, 1983. (KK Chawla / HT Photo)

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School girls perform a religious ritual upon the Queen’s arrival at St Thomas School, Delhi on November 18, 1997. This was the Queen’s second visit to India. (Ajit Kumar / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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School girls perform a religious ritual upon the Queen’s arrival at St Thomas School, Delhi on November 18, 1997. This was the Queen’s second visit to India. (Ajit Kumar / HT Photo)

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