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Sudarat backs Pongsapat for governor

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Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, a former core leader of the defunct Thai Rak Thai Party, has backed deputy national police chief Pongsapat Pongcharoen as a candidate for Bangkok governor. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, left, meets with Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, centre, a former key figure of the disbanded Thai Rak Thai Party, at the Matichon Building on Pracha Niwet Road in Bangkok. The Matichon media group celebrated the 36th anniversary of its founding yesterday.

Khunying Sudarat was earlier speculated to be a potential candidate to compete for the governor seat on the Pheu Thai Party ticket.

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