Pro-democracy group pressures senators to again MFP leader as prime minister

The United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration (UFTD) announced plans to stage a rally in front of the Parliament building tomorrow at 5pm, urging senators to assist Move Forward Party (MFP) chief Pita Limjaroenrat for the place of prime minister. The rally is scheduled on the same day the Senate will convene a rare session at 9am to discuss a proposal by the National Prevention and Suppression of Corruption and the State Audit Commission.
The pro-democracy group emphasised the significance of elections as a way to reflect the desire of the folks, stating…
“When the folks have voiced their must see change, issues ought to go in that course underneath the democratic principle.”
The UFTD criticised the 2017 structure for granting the 250 senators the authority to vote for the prime minister despite not being immediately accountable to the public. The group is asking on the senators to respect the public’s wishes, as demonstrated by the MFP’s electoral victory, reported Bangkok Post.
The UFTD expressed concerns that some Senate members might vote in opposition to the people’s will and attempt to dam change by any means necessary. Political activist Somyot Prueksakasemsuk confirmed that members of his group would additionally take part in the rally.
Meanwhile, Itemized happened in Ayutthaya yesterday, led by royalist activist Kanlayanee “Pha Ayutthaya” Juprang.
The protesters marched from Jao Phrom Market in Muang Ayutthaya district along Naresuan Road, displaying placards in help of the lese-majeste legislation, or Section 112 of the Criminal Code. The protest, which lasted roughly 40 minutes, was halted because of a confrontation with political opponents..

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