Avoid Going Home for Songkran During the Pandemic, Govt Says

11.04.2020 - 01:54

BANGKOK — Thais are advised to break with a centuries-old tradition and refrain from visiting their families and elderly relatives for this year’s celebration of Songkran, the government said Friday. Members of the public are also asked to refrain from organizing parties or holding any kind of festivity to mark Songkran, or Thai New Year, the government said. The authorities already cancelled public holidays for Songkran, which falls on April 13 to April 15, to deter traveling during the occasion.

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