Former PM Yingluck and Son Make Merit at Temples in Chiang Mai and Lamphun

 | Wed 14 May 2014 15:00 ICT

CityNews – Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and an entourage visited temples in Chiang Mai and Lamphun on the occasion of Visakha Bucha Day.

Since being removed from her post on May 12th, the former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra

and her son, Supasek Amornchat, were seen in Chiang Mai’s shopping malls along with Region 5 Police Commander, Pol.Lt.Gen. Suthep Decharaksa, Chiang Mai governor Wichian Putthiwinyu, Chiang Mai Police Commander, Pol.Maj.Gen. Krit Krittileuu and her personal body guard. She also visited Wat Phra That Hariphunchai and Phra Nang Chamathewi monument in Lamphun, it’s reported to bring prosperity to herself and her family.

On Visakha Bucha Day (May 13th), Yingluck participated in the Wien Tien ceremony (paying respect to the Buddha, his teachings and his disciples) at Wat Lok Molee and Wat Phra Sing. At 9:39 a.m. on May 14th, the former PM went to make merit at Wat Phra Tat Doi Suthep. She then bathed the Buddha image. Afterwards she received gifts from Pheu Thai Party supporters who showed up to thank her for her services to the country. The supporters hoped her to run for another term in office.