There is now just two days remaining for members of the public to pay their respect to his late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, following a five day extension granted by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
The Royal Household Bureau announced today that so far 12,443,890 mourners had arrived at the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall to pay their respects before the Royal Urn over the last 334 days.
The last day mourners will be allowed to do so will be Thursday (October 5.)
The bureau also announced that so far donations received have totalled 870,377,871 baht.
With the deadline approaching the number of mourners attending has skyrocketed with 79,000 mourners attending the palace on Monday with the final visitors admitted at 3:45am.
The late Beloved King Rama IX died on October 13, 2016 and members of the public have been allowed to pay their respects before the Royal Urn since October 28, 2016.
So far October 1 saw the highest number of mourners visit the Grand Palace with 90,300 people arriving followed by October 2 with numbers expected to climb even higher for the remaining few days.
Source : Thenation
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