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Over 10 million people signed condolence books to mourn the passing of the beloved King

As people from across the country continued to Bangkok to pay tribute to His Majesty late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace today, the Ministry of Interior reported that so far over 10 million mourners have signed in condolence books it opened for signing since October 14 last year.

The ministry said a total of 10,043,050 mourners have signed condolence books. It said yesterday a total of 10,573 mourners signed in condolence books.

Meanwhile the Bureau of the Royal Household announced yesterday that on January 20 and 21, mourners are not allowed to enter the Dusit Maha Prasart Throne Hall to pay respect to the late Majesty in front of the royal urn.

Also there will be no activities at Sanam Luang ground as a religious ceremony will be held to mark the 100th day of the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Yesterday people continuously arrived at the Dusit Maha Prasart Throne Hall inside the Grand Palace to pay tribute to HM late King Bhumibol.

But waiting queue was not quite long as usual and the mourners were taken care of by volunteers who gave them advice and distribute drinking water and food.

The Bureau of the Royal Household said on January 5, there were totally 40,970 mourners coming in to pay respect to the late King.

Donation to royal charity projects on that day was over four million.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)

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