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Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra yesterday defended himself against criticism he was invoking the institution of the monarchy in the upcoming city governor election. 

Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra appears on a campaign billboard with a message that reads ‘‘Bangkok people’s love for His Majesty never falters’’. MR Sukhumbhand has denied involvement with the billboard after netizens criticised him for citing the higher institution in his campaign ahead of the city governor election. PAWAT LAOPAISARNTAKSIN

The governor is under fire following the recent launch of the Rak Nai Luang (Love the King) campaign which pledges unwavering loyalty to the monarchy.

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