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Farmers rally at Muang Thong Thani

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A large number of farmers rallied on Monday outside the office of the permanent secretary for defence, the caretaker cabinet's temporary workplace, on Chaeng Watthana Road, and demanded caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra meet them for talks on the government's failure to pay them for grain delivered under the rice-pledging scheme. 

Farmers rally on Monday outside the office of the permanent secretary for defence at Muang Thong Thani. (Photo by Paritta Wangkiat)

The farmers travelled by buses from in front of the Commerce Ministry, where they have been encamped, and arrived at Muang Thong Thani about 11.30am.

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