Sita Divari (File image: Bangkok Post)

The Thai Sang Thai (Thais Build Thais) Celebration led by veteran political leader Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan is fielding previous federal government spokesperson Sita Divari as its prospect for Bangkok guv, according to a celebration source.

Khunying Sudarat, chairwoman of Thai Sang Thai, has actually decided on Sqn Ldr Sita to complete in the May 22 election, the source stated.

An interview will be hung on March 30 to reveal his quote for the governorship and the celebration’s prospects objecting to the city board elections, tentatively arranged to happen on the exact same day.

The council elections will be held throughout all 50 districts in the capital.

Sqn Ldr Sita, 59, presently chairs the celebration’s advancement committee. He formerly functioned as an MP of the now-dissolved Thai Rak Thai Celebration. The previous federal government spokesperson throughout the Thaksin Shinawatra administration likewise functioned as chairman of the Airports of Thailand Plc.

If his candidateship is validated by the celebration, he will sign up with other prominent political leaders in the election race for Bangkok guv.

Amongst them are Sakoltee Phattiyakul, who resigned on March 7 as deputy Bangkok guv to run as an independent; previous transportation minister Chadchart Sittipunt; Suchatvee Suwansawat, chosen by the Democrat Celebration; Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn, selected by the Move on Celebration; and Rossana Tositrakul.

Mr Chadchart and Ms Rossana will likewise run as independents.

The Election Commission (EC) is set to top election project costs for each prospect at 49 million baht, according to a commission source.

The costs will be determined from the day the EC formally reveals the election date to the day of the election.

The EC is set on Friday to reveal May 22 as the date for the elections of Bangkok guv and Pattaya City mayor and members. The commission will likewise arrange candidateship registration for March 31 to April 4, according to the source. Qualified prospects should be at least 35 years of ages on election day.

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