PHOTOS Thai court dissolves Thai Raksa Chart Party over princess' PM nomination

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Thai court dissolves Thai Raksa Chart Party over princess' PM nomination

Xinhua

21:30, March 07, 2019

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (R, front) and members of Thai Raksa Chart Party are seen at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (C) leaves the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (C) leaves the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (2nd R, front) heads to the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart party leader Preechapol Pongpanich heads to the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (3rd L, front) and members of Thai Raksa Chart Party are seen at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (2nd R, front) and members of Thai Raksa Chart Party are seen at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich (C) is seen at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart Party, following its naming of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol last month as its candidate for post-election prime minister. Thai Raksa Chart Party nominated Princess Ubolratana as the candidate for prime minister on Feb. 8, followed by a royal announcement later that day saying involving the princess in politics was "inappropriate" and against the constitution and constitutional monarchy. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

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