BANGKOK- Princess Ubolratana ‘may not take political position’

Princess Ubolratana is a royal family member, according to the statement of His Majesty the King published in the Royal Gazette (Photo from nichax Instagram account)


Princess Ubolratana is still a royal family member who is not allowed to take political positions although she has stepped down to be a commoner, according to His Majesty the King’s announcement late on Friday.

The royal announcement published in the Royal Gazette was nationally televised after the princess was registered as the candidate for the prime minister for the Thai Raksa Chart Party with the Election Commission in the morning.

His Majesty made clear in the statement that although the princess had resigned from the royal family by law, she is still a royal family member by tradition. Princess…

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