PDRC warm-up march begins

Anti-government protesters started marching from the Democracy Monument to Phahurat and Yaowarat on Sunday morning in an attempt to mobilise greater crowd support for the planned Bangkok shut-down operation on Jan 13.

Large numbers of protesters gathered at the protest site on Ratchadamnoen Avenue on Saturday night to join the morning rally at 10am. 

The protesters led by Suthep Thaugsuban, secretary-general of People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) will walk via Tanao raod, to Ban Mor, Pak Klong Talad, Phahurat, Wong Wein 22 Korakada, Worachak, Bamrung Muang, Mahachai road and return to Democracy Momument. 

The route goes through areas that are often busy during the weekend. The total walking distance is about eight kilometres.

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