Thursday, February 20, 2014

India's Richest Politicians

In a country like India, where millions of people fall below poverty line, it is frowned upon for a politician to be wealthy. Many politicians belonging to various parties who have declared assets in the recent past shows a rise in the millionaire politicians in the country. Here is a list of India's richest politicians, according to a Times of India report:

Mahendra Prasad\r\nJanata Dal (United) leader Mahendra Prasad is the richest Indian politician, according to a TOI report. His total assets are worth Rs 692 crore. The Bihar Member of Parliament (MP) has movable assets worth Rs 664 crore while the immovable property amounts to Rs. 28 crore.


Vijay Mallya\r\nIndustrialist and a member of parliament, Vijay Mallya is the second richest politician with assets worth Rs 615 crore. The liquor baron is a Rajya Sabha member, elected as an independent candidate from his home state, Karnataka.

Jaya Bachchan\r\nJaya Bachchan, a Samajwadi Party\'s Member of Parliament, representing the Upper House has assets worth Rs. 484 crore. The immovable assets of the Indian actress are worth Rs 140 crore while her movable assets are worth Rs 344 crore.

Jaganmohan Reddy\r\nYSR Congress president Jagan Mohan Reddy has assets worth Rs. 446 crore. The former Indian National Congress leader has immovable assets worth Rs. 39 crore while his movable assets amount to Rs. 407 crore.

Subbarami Reddy\r\nT Subbarami Reddy, a member of parliament representing Andhra Pradesh in Rajya Sabha has assets worth Rs. 258 crore. The Indian National Congress leader has immovable assets worth Rs. 51 crore and movable assets worth Rs. 207 crore.

Abhishek Singhvi\r\nAbhishek Singhvi, a member of parliament representing Rajasthan constituency in Rajya Sabha has total assets worth Rs. 226 crore. The Indian National Congress politician has movable assets worth Rs. 175 crore while the immovable assets are worth Rs. 51 crore.

Takam Tagar\r\nTakam Tagar, a politician from People\'s Party of Arunachal Pradesh has declared assets worth Rs. 209 crore. Tagar\'s movable assets are worth Rs. 174 crore while his immovable assets are worth Rs. 35 crore.

Satyanarayana Chowdary\r\nTelugu Desam party\'s (TDP) Satyanarayana Chowdhry who represents Andhra Pradesh in Rajya Sabha has declared assets worth Rs. 190 crore. An entrepreneur, Chowdhry\'s movable assets are worth Rs. 178 crore while his immovable assets are worth Rs. 12 crore.

Anil H Lad\r\nAnil H Lad, the Indian National Congress MP representing Karnataka in the Rajya Sabha has movable assets worth Rs. 113 crore while his immovable assets are worth Rs. 66 crore. His total assets are worth Rs. 179 crore.

Nama Nageswara Rao\r\nNama Nageswara Rao, a TDP leader has total assets worth Rs. 174 crore with movable assets amounting to Rs. 142 crore and immovable assets worth Rs. 32 crore.


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