Over 4.6 million people pay respect to the late King Bhumibol at the Throne Hall

The Bureau of the Royal Household yesterday announced that until yesterday a total of 4,635,024 people have paid respect to the beloved late King Bhumibol in front of the Royal urn containing his body at the Dusit Maha Prasart Throne Hall since his death on October 13 last year.

Besides, the Bureau said in a total of 111 days after the passing of the late King, mourners also donated up to 390.60 million baht for royal charity activities.

Only yesterday, 32,005 mourners arrived at the throne hall to pay respect to the late King in front of the Royal urn.

Meanwhile people from all walks of life continued to pay their last respect to His Majesty late King Bhumibol at the Grand Palace.

Most mourners travelled from the provinces to pay their tribute to His Majesty late King Bhumibol at Dusit Maha Prasart Throne Hall inside the Grand Palace compound.

Some groups were families and have come for the first time. All dressed in their most polite suits as a sign of mourning, and cooperated and followed the instructions of the authorities for the procedures to pay respect in front of the royal urn in the Throne Hall.

On Monday a total of 28,466 mourners came to pay respect to His Majesty late King Bhumibol and the overall donation to contribute to charity in a single day was 2,271,842 baht.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)