The protesters, led by PDRC secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban, plan to take a lunch break at Asok skytrain station before returning to the Democracy Monunment via a different route .
They left Ratchadamnoen Avenue about 10am and walked to Nang Loeng before turning right to Phetchaburi road and then along to the Asok – Phetchaburi road intersection.
The protesters will turn right into Asok and then along it to the Sukhumvit intersection for a lunch break.
After lunch, the protesters plan to walk along Sukhumvit road, heading to Siam Square and Supatcharasai National Stadium. Later, they will use Charoenphol road and go back to Democracy Monument. The planned route will take around five hours to complete.
The PDRC on Thursday distributed a four-page pullout included as a advertising supplement with some daily newspapers.
The PDRC statement features a photo of people en mass walking on a street holding a large Thai flag. The front page text explains why Thailand needs reform before an election, not promised afterwards.
It provides the PRDC's answers about what the public will get if the country has reform before the election. Also inside is the PDRC statement announced on Dec 9.