Raja dropped from Tamil Nadu cabinet

August 7th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) N.K.K.P. Raja, minister of textiles and handloom, was Thursday dropped from the Tamil Nadu cabinet following allegations that he kidnapped a family. Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi recommended his removal and Governor Surjeet Singh Barnala accepted the recommendation.

Raja was accused of kidnapping a family to grab its land.

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