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Worachai bill tipped to come off agenda

Somsak fears anger could erupt in House

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The amnesty bill proposed by Pheu Thai MP Worachai Hema might be pulled from parliament's agenda amid concern about protests, a parliamentary source said on Friday. 

The bill is currently scheduled for House deliberation on Aug 7 and 8, as agreed earlier by government whips. The new parliamentary session is scheduled to start on Aug 1.

However, parliament president Somsak Kiatsuranont told Senate speaker Nikom Waiyarachpanich that he had yet to include the Worachai bill on the agenda, the source said.

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