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Resort rally row widens UDD divide

20 Isan groups threaten to shun chairwoman

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A rift has widened between factions in the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) movement following accusations that its chairwoman has been treating fellow red-shirts unfairly. 

Kwanchai Praipana, head of the Khon Rak Udon (We Love Udon) red-shirt faction from Udon Thani province, said red shirts in 20 northeastern provinces would no longer participate in activities organised by UDD chairwoman Tida Tawornseth.

Mrs Tida did not permit northeastern red-shirt leaders to introduce themselves on stage during the recent UDD rally at Bonanza Resort in Pak Chong district of Nakhon Ratchasima, he said.

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