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A majority of people think it is necessary for holders of political positions to declare their assets and liabilities in order to prevent corruption and show sincerity, according to an opinion survey conducted by the National Institute for Development and Administration (NIDA). 

The poll was conducted on Aug 14-15 on 1,241 people aged 18 and above of various levels of education and differing occupations.

The high majority of respondents, 87.91%, 88.64%, 87.51%, 83.32% and 92.10%, said it was necessary for members of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), National Legislative Assembly (NLA), National Reform Council (NRC), constitution drafting committee (CDC) and NCPO-installed government respectively to declare their assets and liabilities.

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