HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn represented HM the King in performing a ceremony to transfer the royal relics and ashes of HRH Princess Bejaratana to the Grand Palace.
The ceremony began at 8 a.m. when the royal urn containing the royal relics was taken from the Royal Crematorium to the Royal Merit-Making Pavilion (Phra Thinang Songtham) for a religious function, performed by HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Their Royal Highnesses were accompanied during the ceremony by HRH Princess Srirasm, Royal Consort to HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha, and HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana.
After the religious rites, a ceremonial procession was formed, carrying the royal relics and ashes from Sanam Luang cremation ground through Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Phra Lan Road, and Wiset Chaisri Gate to the Grand Palace.
The royal ashes were transferred to Phra Si Rattana Chedi within the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, while the royal urn, containing the royal relics, was placed in the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall.
People from all walks of life lined up the street to observe the grand ceremony and mourn the death of HRH Princess Bejaratana.