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Bangkok Cancels Songkran Events

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Songkran in Silom Road

Songkran in Silom Road, Bangkok. Photo: James Antrobus / flickr.

BANGKOK, April 8 (TNA) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) cancelled its annual celebrative events at the City Hall’s front court and elsewhere during the Songkran holiday as COVID-19 was spreading fast from entertainment places in Thong Lor area of the capital.

The cancellation took effect on the traditional bathing of Phra Phuttha Sihing Buddha image, alms-giving activities and Thai New Year greetings for senior citizens at the City Hall and similar events planned at district offices and its departments.

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