Udorn Thani group leader resigns from government post, promises to pursue PAD to fullest

July 29th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Leader of the Udorn Thani Enthusiasts group Kwanchai Phraipana (ขวัญชัย ไพรพนา) has declared his resignation from his government post as an employee of the Office of the Secretary-General of the Prime Minister. Mr. Kwanchai received the position 2 months ago from a Cabinet decision but stated today that he will resign from the post as so that his activity with the Udorn Thani Enthusiasts will not affect his job.

Mr. Kwanchai’s resignation follows his receiving of charges from police based on a violent clash between his group and the People’s Alliance for Democracy. He said that his resignation will allow him to fully pursue the PAD and deal with them on equal terms. Mr. Kwanchai was one of 12 employees of the office.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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