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Kerala Minister accused of nepotism resigns

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Industry Minister E.P. Jayarajan, charged with appointing his relatives to government jobs, resigned on Friday.

The resignation of Jayarajan, of the Communist Party of India-Marxist, had been demanded by both the opposition Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party ever since the reports about the appointments surfaced.



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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 13:44 IST