Chulalongkorn Day is also referred to as Piyamaharaj Day in Thailand and can be celebrated each year on October 2-3 at the memory of one of Thailand’s esteemed kings, King Chulalongkorn. During his rule he took major conclusions for the growth ssru of Thailand. He played an essential role in bettering Thailand. He traveled all around the globe and also had good connections with all the world’s most powerful countries like Britain, Russia, France. As a part of modernization, the King assembled railways, postal companies.
Throughout King Chulalongkorn’s reign there was no communication system and there were no suitable transport facilities. Horses, oxcarts and elephants will be the sole means of transport. He also played a major part in establishing the communication systems and improving the transportation system. During his trips abroad, he spent time learning about the western communications and transportation systems and upon his return to Thailand, he set about implementing them in his country. He reformed the guidelines of law, established a proper judicial system and introduced compulsory military strategy and improved the world’s defense. He also encouraged ordinary Thai citizens to send their kids abroad for higher studies.
The King Chulalongkorn reigned for forty two decades and throughout his reign he transformed Thailand from a modest classic kingdom to a modern nation. He was believed as the only successful monarch all around the world. One will see his picture not exactly in most house in Thailand which indicates that even today people of Thailand respect and love him for shooting their country on the road of evolution and modernization.