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Poll: Rice pledging must continue

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A majority of people want the government to continue with the rice pledging scheme and join hands with the opposition to prevent Bangkok from flooding, Abac Poll said. 

A poll was conducted on 2,171 people between Oct 1-6 in Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Nonthaburi, Chiang Mai, Phitsanulok, Nakhon Sawan, Nong Khai, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Ubon Ratchathani, Ayutthaya, Lop Buri, Ratchaburi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani and Songkhla.

Most of the respondents, 87.6%, knew of the rice pledging programme. Of these, 68.3% said the government should continue with it despite opposition.

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