The 40-year-old Family Welfare Minister in the previous Vajpayee government, A Raja had come out successful from Perambalur constituency.
The 40-year-old DMK leader, a Family Welfare Minister in the Vajpayee government, has come out successful from Perambalur constituency. He holds degrees in BSc and ML.
Raja made his electoral debut for the Lok Sabha polls in 1996 and defeated a Congress candidate. In 1998, he, however, lost to the AIADMK but came back strongly a year later in the 1999 polls, winning the seat with a good majority.
Raja has been active in Dravidian movement right from his school days and later became a member of the DMK and held various positions in the party at district level.
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