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Election day turns picnic day

Anti-vote crowd avoids polls, hits the shops, writes Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai

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Food, music, and games on the street may sound more like a scene from a street festival, but everyone on the street had adorned their outfits with Thai flag accessories to signify their opposition to the government. 

A man carries grilled pork for a meal at Pathumwan intersection during the `National Picnic Day’ held by anti-government protesters across Bangkok yesterday. Grilled pork is a popular delicacy from the southern province of Trang. patipat Janthong

Feb 2 was election day when everyone should exercise their right and duty as a Thai citizen by choosing to vote.

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