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If the charter court turns down their petition against the government's rice price scheme, lecturers and students of Thammasat University and the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) will then submit it to the Office of the Ombudsman instead, a spokesman for the group said on Thursday. 

Praipol Khumsap, a lecturer at Thammasat University, said Office of the Ombudsman would be asked to freeze the controversial populist policy.

The rice scheme opens ways for corruption and that would be damaging to the country, he added.

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