A paddy field in Ayutthaya where His Majesty the King harvested rice 16 years ago no longer bears any semblance of this celebrated moment.
Sawasdi Promthat, 79, stands beside a paddy field where His Majesty the King harvested rice in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district of Ayutthaya province 16 years ago. SUNTHORN PONGPAO
Sawasdi Promthat, who owns a farm next to the paddy field in Thung Makham Yong, has fond memories of the King's visit. But she wonders why authorities have not preserved the field where His Majesty harvested the rice.
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