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Candidate petitions court to nullify results of FTI election

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The battle for the chairmanship of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is set to heat up, as one candidate has petitioned the Central Administrative Court to nullify last week's election results at Thailand's largest private organisation. 

Last week, the majority of the FTI's 348 committee members threw their support behind vice-chairman Supant Mongkolsuthree, making it likely that he would have a landslide victory in the elections for the new chairman set for April 8.

Although the other key candidate, vice-chairman Visit Limprana, accepted the results and vowed to work together with Mr Supant, his supporters are not willing to reconcile.

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