Pita strongly favoured for PM, Srettha”s popularity slips in Nida poll

Pita strongly favoured for PM, Srettha"s popularity slips in Nida poll

Support for Move Forward even away, but Pheu Thai down

Pita strongly favoured for PM, Srettha's popularity slips in Nida poll
Move Forward Party chief assistant Pita Limjaroenrat, who won the next election but was blocked from leading the state by the recruited Senate, has increased his lead over other officials as the best prime ministerial member in the latest Nida surveys. ( Photo: Reuters )

Election- winning Pita Limjaroenrat easily led another politicians suited to become prime minister in a Nida poll that showed the slipping popularity of Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin.

The chief advisor to&nbsp, the Move Forward Party garnered the endorsement of 42.75 % from respondents in the quarterly survey released on Sunday, slightly up from 39.40 % in the previous poll.

His acceptance was due to his excitement, straightforwardness, leadership and depiction of the new type of lawmakers, according to the ballot.

Mr Pita, who won the most recent poll but was blocked from becoming excellent minister by the coup- nominated Senate, led Mr Srettha by a staggering 24 percentage points. Mr Srettha received 17.75 % of the vote, a remarkable drop from the the 22.35 % he received in the December surveys. Followers credited him for “his information, abilities and experience in economy”, the experts said.

Pheu Thai Party chief Paetongtarn Shinawatra lagged far behind in the prime minister favorite bets. Her reputation was almost unchanged over the past three weeks, receiving the suppport of a modest 6 % of responders, compared with 5.75 % in the previous edition.

The youngest child of former prime minister Thaksin was seen by her adherents as a member who possesses authority, has good behaviour and represents a new generation of politicians, according to the study.

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin receives a nice embrace during his visit to Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday. ( Photo: Government House )

Other officials mentioned by the respondents in the review for best excellent governmental member included Pirapan Salirathavibhanga of the United Thai Nation Party, Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan of the Thai Sang Thai Party, Anutin Charnvirakul of the Bhumjaithai Party and Gen Prawit Wongsuwon of the Palang Pracharath Party. All received meager support to be the government leader, ranging from 3.55 % to 2.45 %.

Nida surveys, carried out by the National Institute of Development Administration, asks thoughts on the reputation of politicians and parties every quarter. Its trial was 2, 000 members eligible to vote representing all years, jobs and areas of Thailand.

Move Forward saw its support rise to 48.45 % from 44.05 % in the previous survey, while rival Pheu Thai moved in the opposite direction, with 22.10 % support compared with 24.05 % in the December version.

The main opposition party is battling a legal threat to its existence&nbsp, after the Election Commission asked the Constitutional Court to disband it after the court ruled that its campaign to soften the lese majeste law was equivalent to an intention to undermine the constitutional monarchy. Move Forward’s predecessor party, Future Forward, was also disbanded by the courts.

Other parties receiving support in the survey but with no significant percentages were United Thai Nation, Democrat, Palang Pracharath, Bhumjaithai and Thai Sang Thai. &nbsp,