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Lawyers agree to help farmers over rice

Govt to be sued for delaying payment

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  • Writer: Penchan Charoensuthipan and Phusadee Arunmas
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The Lawyers Council of Thailand has agreed to help farmers sue the government for payment delays under the government's rice-pledging scheme. 

Unpaid farmers in Uttaradit block road No.11 linking Phitsanulok and Uttaradit provinces yesterday. They want the caretaker government to pay them the money it owes under the ricepledging scheme. BOONNUM KERDKAEW

The council assured the farmers that there is "zero" chance they will lose the case.

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