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The Royal turmoil in Thailand: - Extremely inappropriate

It has attracted due attention in Thailand, to the country's princess, and the king's sister Ubolratana Rajakanya (also known as Ubol Ratana) standing as the country's prime minister in the forthcoming election campaign.

Here, she is up for the party Thai Raska Chart, which is allied with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

The attention-grabbing action breaks with a long tradition in Thailand, where the royal family keeps itself out of political issues.

And the princess's brother, king Vajiralongkorn, is not excited about the sister's plans.

- the Involvement of a senior member of the royal family in politics, in any way whatsoever, is considered as an act which goes contrary to the nation's traditions, customs and culture, and it is therefore considered to be extremely inappropriate, saith the king, according to the BBC.

The 67-year-old princess has a slightly unusual history, as she is in the 1972 fraskrev his royal title and settled in the UNITED states with her husband, Peter Ladd Jensen. The pair went, however, from each other in 1998, and she returned in 2001 back to Thailand to resume his royal duties.

- Although she has formally renounced her royal titles, she has maintained her status and acted as a member of the Chakri dynasty, says in a message issued on behalf of the king.

In the opinion quote the king, a passage in the constitution that says that the monarchy should maintain a political neutrality.

According to the BBC assesses the analysts, that the king's announcement will probably mean that the country's election commission will reject the Ubol Ratana as a candidate for the premierministerposten to when thailænderne go to options 24. march.

the Election is the first of its kind since the military took power in the country five years ago. The princess's candidate against the current leader of the country's military junta, Prayut Chan-o-cha.

She has even earlier on Friday defended his candidacy, that she has renounced her royal title, and that she now lived as an ordinary human being.

In a posting on Instragram she expressed that she will exercise its rights as a general citizen to stand for prime minister. Here, she promised at the same time to work with determination and sincerity on behalf of all in Thailand.


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