Chamlong Srimuang

Major General Chamlong Srimuang (Thai: จำลอง ศรีเมือง, born 5 July 1935) is a Thai activist and former politician. A former general, he was a leader of the "Young Turks" military clique, founded and led the Palang Dharma Party, served for six years as governor of Bangkok, led the anti-military uprising of May 1992, and is a prominent member of the People's Alliance for Democracy, a group strongly opposed to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Chamlong had supported the military junta that overthrew Thaksin in a coup. A devout Buddhist and follower of the Santi Asoke sect, he is now celibate, a vegetarian, and claims to have no worldly possessions. He received a Ramon Magsaysay Award for his government service.

Read more about Chamlong Srimuang:  Early Life and Education, Military Career, Young Turk, Secretary To Prem, Santi Asoke, Governor of Bangkok and Leader of The Palang Dharma Party, Opposition To IPO of Thai Beverage, Leader of The People's Alliance For Democracy

Other articles related to "chamlong srimuang, chamlong":

Chamlong Srimuang - Leader of The People's Alliance For Democracy - 2011 General Election “vote-no” Campaign
... version of the “vote-no” movement during runup to the general election of 2011, Chamlong did not get the chance to vote NO! His and his wife's names were not on the list of eligible voters at their ...