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Sonthi predicts smaller rallies

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Mass political rallies similar to those staged by the Pitak Siam group are unlikely to take place in the near future, leader of the Matubhum Party Sonthi Boonyaratglin said yesterday. 

The decisive factors leading to political rallies are financial support, shared ideologies bringing protesters together and the charisma and leadership skills of rally leaders, he told a seminar organised by the Election Commission.

He did not believe political rallies like those of the Pitak Siam group would take place again anytime soon because the key factors were lacking at the moment. There might only be small rallies from time to time, he said.

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