He said, “I am not sad to be here this evening.” Change into Indirect Speech
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Indirect Speech: He said that he was not sad to be there that evening.
Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the present indefinite tense (simple present tense), then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past indefinite tense.
Present Indefinite Tense > Past Indefinite Tense.
here – there
this – that