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Poll likely to hit further snags

Lawsuits, unrest to mar formation of new govt

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Even if the general election can be held on Sunday as scheduled, it could still face further legal hurdles which will render it invalid, Election Commission member Somchai Srisuthiyakorn says. 

Members of a pro-election group light candles at Benjakitti Park on Sukhumvit Road yesterday, as city office workers hold placards supporting reform before the poll. THITI WANNAMONTHA AND PATIPAT JANTHONG

He made the comments on his Facebook page yesterday, while other legal experts made the same observation. Those supporting the government's stance, however, argued this is not necessarily the case.

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