It is the first time in the history of Thailand that a member of the royal family involved in politics. She is well known as an actress and singer and is very present on social media, as well as antidrugsactiviste. Ubolratana is the oldest child of the 2016 death of king Bhumibol.Read also Thai pop star by the dust after wearing T-shirt with swastika
The 67-year-old princess got her title lost when they were in 1972, and married an American. They returned in the late 1990s after a separation back to Thailand. Although they her title never recovered, is she still as princess regarded by the population in Thailand.
Her candidacy must still be approved by a special election committee. In Thailand on 24 march elections. Also the chief of the military junta in Thailand is in power since the coup d'état in 2014, Prayut Chan-o-Cha, has reported a candidate prime minister. His party says that Rajakanya's candidacy may be unconstitutional.