On the morning of Monday 26th October 2009, a parade was held through the town of Bang Bo carrying the image of revered monk Luang Phor Pan. Last week, another parade was held starting from Wat Mongkhol Khotawat in Klong Dan Town and visited most districts in the area by truck and boat. Today, Mr. Chana Nopsuwan, the new deputy Governor of Samut Prakan, presided over the ceremony to worship the image in front of the Bang Bo District Office. The 96 years old abbot of Wat Bang Bo led the chanting. During the ceremony, scholarships were also handed out to four local school students. The main worshipping fair then takes place in Bang Bo Town from 26th to 28th October. There will be boat racing, likay performances and other entertainment.
The 96 year old abbot of Wat Bang Bo
Mr. Dusadee Kongsri, the District Chief of Bang Bo is seem in the far left of this picture. Second from left is Mr. Chana Nopsuwan, the new deputy Governor of Samut Prakan. Wearing the blue shirt is Mr. Yuttisak Eakaakara, the District Chief of Phra Pradaeng. He used to be the District Chief of Bang Bo before.