PPRP charter move bizarre

The approval of the controversial motion by parliament that allows the Constitutional Court to rule on the charter rewrite is a harbinger of things to come and will lead to political difficulties. On Tuesday, the motion sailed through parliament’s joint session with 366 versus 316 votes. Fifteen abstained. Submitting the motion to parliament were Paiboon Nititawan, a Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) list MP, and Senator Somchai Sawaengkarn, who are known for their pro-military stance. Both served in the National Legislative Assembly that was set up by the military regime after the 2014 coup. Mr …

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