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An academic who sought a court order to halt the government's controversial rice-pledging scheme has given up his legal battle after his petition was rejected yesterday. 

A rice mill worker in Ratchaburi unloads rice in a government warehouse during a visit by Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom to inspect the rice pledging scheme. TAWATCHAI KEMGUMNERD

Adis Israngkura na Ayutthaya, dean of the School of Development Economics at the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida), said he will not take his case to the Ombudsman, which was one option suggested by legal experts to keep the case alive.

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