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PDRC shuts two stages, moves to Lumpini

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The roads were returned to motorists at Lat Phrao intersection and around Victory Monument on Monday as protesters shifted their rally stronghold to Lumpini Park, ending their three-week blockade of the streets. 

Protesters leave their campsite at Chatuchak Park as the PDRC dismantles the Lat Phrao and Victory Monument rally stages on Monday, Feb 3, 2014, moving its stronghold to Lumpini Park. (Photo by Pattarachai Prechapanich)

People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) members dismantled the two stages on Monday morning and City Hall workers moved in to finish clearing the areas, which were then opened to traffic for the first time since Jan 13, when the two sites were set up under the protesters' Bangkok shutdown campaign.

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