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More than 800 residents from a community housing programme rallied outside Government House yesterday, calling on the administration to halt a plan to transfer the scheme to the National Housing Authority (NHA). 

Demonstrators protest against the government’s plan to transfer the Ban Mankong programme under supervision of the Community Organisation Development Institute to the National Housing Authority yesterday on Phitsanulok Road adjacent to Government House. The group fears the transfer could prevent them managing the housing project on their own. APICHART JINAKUL

The group converged on Phitsanulok Road next to Government House, preventing motorists from passing through.

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