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Sonia's jewellery worth Rs 14.71 lakh
April 06, 2004 21:37 IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi owns a house in Italy worth Rs 12.45 lakh and gold and silver jewellery worth Rs 14.71 lakh.
This and more is revealed in an affidavit submitted by Gandhi with her nomination papers for the coming Lok Sabha election in Rae Bareli. The Congress president does n
ot own a house in India and has no personal vehicle. She also does not have any dues pending against her, the affidavit says.
Gandhi has Rs 26.20 lakh at the UCO Bank's New Delhi branch, RBI bonds worth Rs 1.53 lakh, ten shares of Maruti Technical Services Pvt. Ltd., 500 shares of Western India Tanneries Ltd, National Saving Scheme certificates worth Rs 1.29 lakh and Rs 13.02 lakh in PPF account.
She owns three bighas of agricultural land in Dera Mandi in Delhi and about 13 bighas in Sultanpur together worth Rs 2.19 lakh.
The Congress chief has given a loan of about Rs 500,000 to her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, according to the affidavit.
Gandhi has done a three-year course in foreign language (English and French) from Istituto Santo Teresa in Turin, Italy, besides a certificate course in English from Lennox Cook University of Cambridge in 1965, says the affidavit.