Thai princess thanks supporters after leadership bid

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he Thai princess at the centre of a leadership battle has thanked her supporters.

Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi announced on Friday that she would be the prime ministerial candidate for a populist party.

However her shock revelation was quickly opposed by her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

The election will happened on March 24.

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