The Royal Household Bureau on Thursday reported that 12,628,642 mourners had viewed the Royal Urn in the past 336 days.
Donations received as a form of making merit for the late King now total Bt882,528,282.01, the Bureau said. On Wednesday, 96,150 mourners visited the Throne Hall and donated Bt6,437,999.25. The last visitors were admitted into the hall at 3.40am on Thursday.
Wednesday saw the highest turnout on any day, followed by October 1 (90,300 mourners), October 3 (88,602), October 1 (78,948) and September 26 (73,889).
The late monarch’s funeral will be held from October 25-29, with the cremation taking place on October 26.
Published : October 05, 2017
By : The Nation