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Cars India's ministers own

Last updated on: September 13, 2011 10:54 IST

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While it is common to see many Western politicians take public transport to work, British Prime Minister David Cameron cycles to his office, Indian leaders, on the other hand, do not even step out of the house without a convoy of cars and sirens blaring.

But what cars do our politicians own? You would be surprised to see that our leaders are not that flashy when it comes to cars - or at least that is what they reveal on paper.

Here is a look at 10 politicians and their cars.

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Image: Indian leaders apparently do not like fancy cars.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Car: Maruti 800

Price of his car: Rs. 27,500

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Image: Manmohan Singh owns Maruti 800.

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Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee

Car: Ford Ikon

Price of his car: Rs 106,250

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Image: Pranab Mukherjee owns Ford Ikon. The picture is for representation purpose only.

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Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh

Car: Maruti Zen

Price of his car: Rs 350,000

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Image: Jairam Ramesh owns a Zen.

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Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar

Car: None

Although Sharad Pawar is one of the richest ministers in India, he has not declared any vehicle in his asset declaration.

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Image: Sharad Pawar does not have a car.

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Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath

Cars: Tata Nano and Ambassador

Price of his cars: Rs 196,332 and Rs 484,822

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Image: Kamal Nath has two cars.

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Defence Minister A K Antony

Car: Maruti Wagon R

Price of his car: Rs 136,000

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Image: AK Antony has Wagon R.

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Home Minister P Chidambaram

Cars: Ford Fiesta, Skoda and Volkswagen

Price of his cars: Rs 40 lakh (Rs 4 million) for the three vehicles

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Image: P Chidambaram has three cars.

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Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal

Cars: Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Sonata and Suzuki Jeep

Price of his cars: Rs 797,000

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Image: Kapil Sibal has spent nearly Rs 80,000 on cars.

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Foreign Minister SM Krishna

Cars: Mitsubishi Lancer and Hyundai Sonata

Price of his cars: Rs 830,000 and Rs 1,308,000, respectively

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Image: SM Krishna has two cars. The photo is for representation purpose only.

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Law Minister Salman Khursheed

Cars: Mahindra Jeep and Toyota Innova

Price of his cars: Rs 10 lakh (Rs 1 million)


Image: Salman Khursheed owns Mahindra Jeep and Innova.

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