The government should not hurt the people's feelings by giving the 2014 Budget Bill a higher priority than the amnesty bills, Jatuporn Prompan said on Monday.
The fiery red shirt activist, who has been tipped to replace Tida Thawornseth as chair of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship, was referring to the likelihood of the ruling Pheu Thai Party putting the 2014 Budget Bill at the top of the House agenda and give the amnesty bills a lower priority when the parliament resumes its ordinary session on Aug 1.
He said there was plenty of time to pass the budget bill in the second and third readings before Oct 1. It would take not more than four days to do this in parliament.
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