Home > Politics > September 13, 1992: Democrats win election

  • Print
  • Email

September 13, 1992: Democrats win election

The Democrat Party wins a general election held after the bloodshed uprising of May 1992. Its leader Chuan Leekpai assumes power as the prime minister.



September 13, 1992: Democrats win election

Chuan on an election campaign

The Democrat-led government faced a crisis of faith after two and a half years in power over a scandal of land reform programme in Phuket.

Agriculture minister Suthep Thaugsuban gave title deeds to 592 plots of land in Khao Sam Liam, Kamala and Nakkerd hills to 489 farmers.

It was later found that members of 11 wealthy families in Phuket were among the recipients.

The scandal led to the House dissolution in July 1995.


Advertisement {literal} {/literal}

Politics Blog

  • Sonthi VS Sondhi

    Junta chief Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin is still optimistic about his ally Sondhi Limthongkul.
  • Who is the Client? Temasek or Thaksin

    Surin Upatkoon, the main shareholder in the controversial Kularb Kaew Co, was yesterday charged with a criminal offence for alleged illegal representation of a foreign company under the Foreign Business Act 1999.

Video




Search Search

Privacy Policy (c) 2007 www.nationmultimedia.com Thailand
1854 Bangna-Trat Road, Bangna, Bangkok 10260 Thailand.
Tel 66-2-325-5555, 66-2-317-0420 and 66-2-316-5900 Fax 66-2-751-4446
Contact us: Nation Internet
File attachment not accepted!