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A Raja visits Lok Sabha constituency

Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 20:49

Coimbatore/ Nilgiris (Tamil Nadu): Former Telecom Minister and prime accused in the 2G-spectrum scam A Raja visited his Lok Sabha constituency of Niligiris on Sunday.

Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) activists gave Raja a rousing reception en route to his parliamentary constituency.

Addressing the people in Nilgiris, Raja said despite his party not being in power, he and his party leaders would continue to serve for the welfare of the state.

"I am very happy to meet the people of my constituency after a very long time, even if DMK is in power or not in the state, we will continue to serve the people,” Raja said.

Reportedly, 1000 activists of the DMK party thronged Coimbatore to welcome him.

“Due to certain reason I went to prison, and we had lost power in the state, still nobody can separate you from us, that is why you people have gathered in large numbers here,” he said.

Raja, who secured bail in the 2G case post spending 15 months in prison, walked out of jail and was greeted by enthusiastic supporters both outside the jail and his residence on May 15.


First Published: Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 20:49

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