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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday proposed a public referendum on proposals by anti-government protesters to let the majority of the people decide and suggest a way of holding a clean and fair election with a consensus from all parties as a way to end the conflict. 

Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, left, leaves the Royal Thai Police headquarters on Sunday after chairing a security meeting at the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya)

The prime minister made the proposal in an address televised by the Thai Television Pool of Thailand at 12.30pm after a meeting with high-level government members at the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order ahead of the People's Democratic Reform Committee's planned mass rally at Government House tomorrow.

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