Thailand's Crown Prince Leads Thousands To Mourn His Late Father At The Royal Palace. Photos
Posted On 27/10/2016
Thailand’s Crown Prince led the mourners at an event commemorating the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The late king’s body is now lying in one of the palaces within the Royal Plaza in Bangkok and will remain there while royal funeral ceremonies continue. No date has been set for cremation, which will likely take place after a year.
On Saturday, tens of thousands of black-clad Thais converged on Bangkok’s Grand Palace to sing the royal anthem in a striking display of devotion to the recently deceased king, who reigned for seven decades. The 64-year-old heir asked to delay being crowned to to grieve with nation…