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Thailand crowns King Maha Vajiralongkorn

Thailand has delegated its first new ruler for about 70 years. Three days of functions will see King Maja Vajiralongkorn emblematically transformed into a living god.

Thai ruler weds official protector and fourth spouse
                               Thai ruler weds official protector and fourth spouse

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday started experiencing a progression of hundreds of years old Hindu and Buddhist functions to emblematically change him into a living god, as the nation held its first crowning celebration since 1950.

Occasions incorporate a sanitization custom with blessed water, a delegated function, a motorcade, and an appearance by the ruler on a gallery of the Grand Palace in the Thai capital, Bangkok.

Ruler Vajiralongkorn, 66 — assumes the name Rama X of the Chakri line as one of his numerous official titles — climbed the position of authority in 2016 upon the demise of his dad, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in October of that year. The crowning ceremony comes following a time of grieving for the late lord, who reigned in the Southeast Asian nation for just about 70 years.

In a conventional first illustrious order made after his delegated, the lord said "I will reign in honesty for the advantages of the kingdom and the general population for eternity."


Thai citizens express great pride as king is crowned

Later Saturday, the ruler held a crowd of people for regal relatives, the Privy Council and top government authorities, who offered their regards and vowed faithfulness to lord and nation.

The ruler was then carried on an elaborately adorned palanquin to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha where he announced himself the illustrious supporter of Buddhism.

Shock marriage declaration
The lord was joined by new Queen Suthida, the thrice-separated from ruler's fourth spouse. Their marriage was reported only three days before the crowning celebration.

Thailand is known in addition to other things for its unforgiving lese-majeste laws, under which negative open remarks about the government are liable to extreme punishments. Amid his short rule up until now, King Vajiralongkorn has picked up the unequivocal ideal to intercede in political undertakings, particularly in the midst of political emergency, which are numerous in Thailand. 

       Lanes before the Grand Palace were fixed with authorities in front of the crowning ritual
 
The nation has been controlled by a curve royalist junta since 2014. Pundits state that a decision held in March was fixed to support the military and its favored hopeful, Prayuth Chan-Ocha. He drove the upset that saw the incredible armed force dug in government and has driven the junta from that point forward.
 
                                                         Wearing a 200-year-old crown

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