Constitution Day in Thailand

Constitution Day in Thailand (Constitution Day in Thailand) is celebrated December 10 in honor of the adoption of the 1st permanent Constitution, promulgated December 10, 1932. Although subsequently repeatedly revised Constitution, the Constitution of 1932 was a significant improvement over the previously adopted temporary statutes.

People's Party (People's Party), officially registered in August 1932, a permanent constitution proclaimed December 10, 1932, according to which the monarchy has received increased authority and power compared to the provisional Charter.

The new Constitution contains a provision that the supreme (sovereign) power now belongs to the citizens of Siam. However, under the Constitution, the monarchy would be a direct unit of this power.

After the declaration and implementation of the new Constitution, a new Cabinet was formed, consisting of 20 members, 10 of whom belonged to the People's Party. January 7, 1933 has been officially registered Nationalist Party (Nationalist Party).

The result was a drop in the absolute monarchy in Thailand, and the place of work of the Parliament was the palace "Anantasamakom┬╗.

Throne Palace "Anantasamakom" is located on the campus of the National Assembly of Thailand, near the equestrian statue of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V).

Construction of the palace, which was conceived as a venue for royal ceremonies began in November 1908 when King Chulalongkorn. King of the Reformer did not live to the end of construction and the building was completed in January 1916 under King Vachiravude (Rama VI).