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Oct 14, 1973 uprising remembered

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Representatives of the government, opposition and relatives of the dead turned up at the October 14 Memorial at Khok Wua intersection Sunday morning to attend a ceremony to mark the 39th anniversary of the student uprising on Oct 14, 1973. 

A ceremony involving three religions - Buddhism, Christianity and Islam - began at 7am.

Prime Minister's Office Minister Worawat Ua-apinyakul represented the prime minister at the ceremony. Other well-known figures attending the ceremony included Surachai Liangboonlertchai, first deputy Senate speaker, and Khunying Kalaya Sophonpanich, Ong-art Klampaiboon and Chamni Sakdiset of the Democrat Party.

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