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BANGKOK, December 28, 22:32 /ITAR-TASS/. Thailand’s Election Commission has registered 53 political parties to take part in the extraordinary parliamentary elections, the Election Commission reported on Saturday.
Documents were accepted from December 23 to December 27 amidst tough pressure from anti-governmental protest actions. Despite the opposition’s boycott, the number of participants is higher than in the previous election campaign. In 2011 forty parties took part in the elections.
The Phya Thai former ruling party takes part in the election campaign and nominates Yingluck Shinawatra, who led the government after the 2011 elections.
The Election Commission has started accepting documents from deputies, who are nominated by constituencies.
In two southern provinces members of the commission were forced to stop their work due to protest actions by the opposition that encircled buildings. Candidates will be registered till January 1, 2014.
The parliamentary elections should be held on February 2.