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Raja

 

a princely title in India. It is the most common title for a chief in the Vedas and for a ruler in such ancient treatises as the dharmashastras and Arthashastra. During the period of Muslim rule, a raja was a landowning feudal lord of Hindu religion. In colonial India, “raja” was an honorary title, together with rao, rawat, rana, and talukdar, of certain large landowners.

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Responding to a query, state BJP leader Tamizhisai Soundararajan said it can be the views of Raja and not that of the party.
Raja said that his commentary was based on a May 2000 article that was published in daily Dawn and I duly mentioned that article.
Responding to a question, Raja stated that the batting is the Pakistani national team's weak link and he hopes to see new talented batsmen entering the national squad via PSL.
Commenting on his appointment, Raja said: "Cavendish Maxwell has certainly been very active in the real estate sector, and I look forward to maintaining this momentum.
Raja lost his job about three weeks after the shooting.
The motive of this group is that they do not want Lol state, they want a separate state of Raja alone," he said.
Raja, who had disguised himself, was armed with a large carving knife when he ambushed her.
The accused, Raja, is a BTech holder and worked in a software firm in Bengaluru.
Dedi continued that the hotels and inns, located both in Sorong and Raja Ampat regency, are perfectly prepared to welcome all the guests.
Raja was questioned by the court over his involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
Chacko has suggested Raja to give a written submission about his viewpoint on the matter.
asks us, we have to stand by Raja," party spokesman T K Elangovan, MP, said when asked whether the issue could be raised by the DMK, a key constituent of the UPA, at the Coordination Committee meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.