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Boonlert steps into limelight

Former Surayud classmate takes up fight against govt

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Gen Boonlert Kaewprasit has stepped into the political spotlight as the organiser of an anti-government rally to be held at the Royal Turf Club on Sunday. 

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Gen Boonlert, 69, has been approached to lead the rally by activists opposing ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra. Among those who have sought out his support are multi-coloured group leader Tul Sitthisomwong, scholar Pramote Nakhonthap, Senator Somjet Boonthanom and activist Adm Chai Suwannaphap.

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