People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) has notified Election Commission (EC) its intention to register its party, EC Secretary General Suthipol Thaweechaikarn said
A representative of the movement told the EC on April 24 that its party will be called “Pak Pantamitr Prachachon Pheupracha Thippatai” (People’s Alliance for Democracy, PAD).
EC is now in the process of examining and checking information and laws concerned.
Meanwhile Prapan Naikowit, an EC member, said EC’s Parties Affairs office will check whether the name would be allowed or not.
However PAD’s coordinator Suriyasai Katasila said the decision to register a party under what names did not come from PAD’s core leaders.
Those who notified EC about the registration could possibly a group of PAD core members.
The PAD assembly will make decision on the matter in its meeting scheduled to be held between May 24 and 25.