Thai Election Commission Wants Polls To Delayed

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January 27, 2014 AT 3:45 AM
Thailand's election commission proposes to tell caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in talks scheduled for Tuesday, that the Feb 2 elections should be delayed by six months, an official said Monday. The meeting between the election commission and the prime minister to discuss the election postponement proposal has been scheduled for Jan 28 afternoon at a venue yet to be fixed.The Bangkok Post reported, Somchai Srisuthiyakorn, commissioner in charge of election management, said members of the election commission would hold a meeting Monday to prepare topics to be raised for discussion with Yingluck. Initially, the election commission would propose that the elections be held six months later.