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Thai princess disqualified from list of candidates for PM: Election Commision

AFP  |  Bangkok 

Thai was formally disqualified for running for for a party-linked to ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, the (EC) said Monday, days after a stern royal command issued by her brother, the king, rebuked her candidacy.

"The EC today has announced the name of candidates excluding proposed by the Thai Raksa Chart party," it said in a statement, adding "because all royal family members are above politics.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 15:20 IST