Father Khun Ramkhamhaeng the Great’s Day 2024

Mr. Putthipong Sirimat, Governor of Chiang Rai Province, led civil servants, the court, military, police, and all groups of citizens. Participate in the wreath laying ceremony to pay homage to the King Ramkhamhaeng the Great in remembrance of the great benevolence of King Ramkhamhaeng the Great. towards the Thai people On the occasion of King Ramkhamhaeng the Great’s Day 2024, January 17, 2024, in front of the King Ramkhamhaeng the Great Monument at Ramkhamhaeng University. Chaloem Phrakiat Academic Resources Branch Chiang Rai Province

The Cabinet passed a resolution on October 5, 2010, setting the date for January 17 of every year.
It is Father Khun Ramkhamhaeng the Great’s Day. And it’s a state ceremony day. Because it is the day that His Majesty King Mongkut He discovered the stone inscription of King Ramkhamhaeng the Great. That is important evidence that Thai people have had good arts, culture and traditions since ancient times.

In the year 1826, King Ramkhamhaeng the Great He thought of inventing Thai letters to replace the Khmer letters. that had been used since the beginning was called “Thai style” and had the letters carved by craftsmen in the stone inscription at Sukhothai, where the stone inscription appears today. And every Thai letter in the stone inscription has been developed in sequence until the current Thai letter. As a result, Thai people have the Thai alphabet used until today. It can be seen that Thailand has begun to be united. Since the reign of King Ramkhamhaeng the Great onwards He reigned for 40 years. He was 60 years old. He died around 1842.