Chakri Dynasty commemorated on April 6

Friday, 30 March 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 13 By  Pattaya Mail

Chakri Dynasty is commemorated every year on April 6, which this year falls on a Friday.

Chakri Day on April 6 was first instituted by H.M. King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) in the year 1919 to commemorate all the Kings in the Chakri Dynasty, which started with Rama I and continues to this day with Rama IX, H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great.

Since it is a national holiday, banks, government offices and many business offices will be close in observance of this special day. However, ATMs and currency exchange booths will remain open.

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