Buckingham Palace to Calcutta: Footman returns home

Queen's Press Secretary Ailsa Anderson and footman Badar Azim placing the royal baby birth notification onto an easel.
Queen's Press Secretary Ailsa Anderson and footman Badar Azim placing the royal baby birth notification onto an easel. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Badar Azim has returned to his family in Calcutta, he was a footman at Buckingham Palace and had helped display the official announcement of the birth of Prince George.

Badar Azim has now returned to
Badar Azim has now returned to Credit: ITV News

Speaking exclusively to ITV News Badar said he had been "blessed" to be a part of the royal baby announcement, and said he would love to return to the UK.

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ITV News has tracked down Badar Azim, a Buckingham Palace footman who played a starring role in announcing the birth of Prince George but had to return to Calcutta, India, after his visa expired.