Groups urge Senate to back Thai majority’s alternative for PM, Pita Limjaroenrat

Two distinguished civil society groups urged the Senate to honour the majority’s determination in favour of Pita Limjaroenrat, the Move Forward Party’s (MFP) candidate for prime minister. The Rural Doctors Society (RDS) and the Law CU Student Committee, Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University (CU), expressed their assist for the MFP to steer a coalition government with Pita at the helm.
The MFP has secured 310 MPs from five earlier opposition parties and one new celebration. However, it nonetheless requires the backing of sixty six senators to achieve the mandatory 376 votes to substantiate their selection of prime minister, as per the constitution.
In a statement, the RDS emphasised the importance of respecting the people’s overwhelming electoral mandate by voting in favour of Pita because the country’s next prime minister. The RDS said that adhering to the majority’s voice is a basic precept of democracy. Nothing to it said…
“The RDS wish to call on the 250 senators to create actual democracy by respecting the majority’s will and provides their help to Pita Limjaroenrat.”
Similarly, the Law CU Student Committee issued an announcement urging senators to assist Pita as prime minister and for all political events to merely accept the people’s vote.
The statement additional explained that the party with probably the most seats in an election has the right to form the coalition authorities first, and it would be unacceptable for any celebration to attempt to determine a minority authorities, reported Bangkok Post.
The MFP leader wasted no time after the Election Commission (EC) unofficially confirmed the MFP’s victory within the General Election on Sunday..

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