The choice of Chitpas Kridakon, the Singha beer heiress and a co-leader of the People’s Democractic Reform Committee (PDRC), to lead an oath-taking ceremony for Chulalongkorn University’s graduation day has sparked controversy.
Ms Chitpas' outspoken ways were a bit too controversial to carry the Bhirombahkdi family name, and now prove too much also for Chulalongkorn University academics. (Photo by Seksan Rojjanametakul)
Academics have boycotted the decision, saying Ms Chitpas is too politically controversial to represent the class.
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