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Raja dropped from Tamil Nadu cabinet

india Updated: Aug 07, 2008 19:05 IST
Raja dropped from Tamil Nadu cabinet

NKKP 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.