Thailand held its first general election after 5 years of military rule

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Thailand held its first general election after 5 years of military rule

Thailand held its first general election after 5 years of military rule

25 March 2019 Current Affairs: Thailand held its first general election after five years of military rule. The military ousted an elected government in a coup in 2014. About 51.4 million people voted in the election. It will appoint 500 members to the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Parliament.
Voters in Thailand have voted to choose their next government 24th March 2019, after five years of living under military rule.
The March 24 vote comes after the ruling junta repeatedly postponed general elections after it overthrew an elected government in 2014. 
Thailand:
♦ Monarch: Maha Vajiralongkorn
♦ Prime Minister: Prayut Chan-o-cha
♦ Capital: Bangkok
♦ Currency: Baht (฿) (THB)
♦ Official language: Thai

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