By The Nation
The two met by chance when leading their respective parties’ election candidates to pay respects to the City Pillar Shrine in seeking a blessing for victory in the upcoming national poll.
Spotting Uttama, Sudarat greeted him and said she welcomed him to the political arena, while Uttaman thanked her for the gesture.
Sudarat, meanwhile, was also greeted by the prime minister’s deputy secretary-general, Puttipong Punnakan, who is an executive of Phalang Pracharat.
She returned his welcome with a wai and told him that the two parties should “fight [by the rules] in the game ahead”.