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Delhi polls: 3 'crorepati' BJP MLAs, 29 others file nomination

Last updated on: November 13, 2013 08:24 IST

Three 'crorepati' Bharatiya Janata Party members of Legislative Assembly are among the 32 candidates who filed their nominations on Tuesday for the upcoming Delhi assembly polls.

Ramesh Bidhuri from Tughlakabad constituency is the richest among the three BJP MLAs with over Rs 52.31 lakh in cash and deposits and over Rs 10.25 crore worth properties.

In addition, Bidhuri's wife has Rs 59.71 lakh in cash, deposits and two Kg each gold and silver jewelry and properties worth Rs 3.86 crore on her name, while his daughter possesses two Kg gold and one Kg silver with a total worth of Rs 56.5 lakh. He has shown assets worth Rs 4.2 lakh and Rs 3.6 under the names of his two sons, respectively.

Bidhuri has been elected MLA in Legislative Assembly twice in 2003 and 2008. According to his affidavit, there is one pending criminal case where charges have been framed by the court for offence punishable with imprisonment for two or more years.

In his affidavit, Pradhyuman Rajput, MLA from Dwarka, has declared a gross value of Rs 3.84 crore in cash and deposits and Rs 8.84 crore in five self-acquired and inherited properties.

Likewise, Rajput's wife has Rs 78.31 lakh in cash and deposits and Rs 2.9 crore worth two properties. Rajput owns four cars while his wife own one car.

Rajput has Rs 7.86 lakh in liabilities. He has invested Rs 1.5 crore in shares, while Rs 51.6 lakh has been invested by his wife. There are two FIRs lodged against him, but cognisance is yet to be taken by court.

Shakur Basti's MLA Shyam Lal Garg has declared Rs 25.11 lakh in cash and deposits and Rs 3.5 crore worth properties, whereas Rs 21.9 lakh cash and deposits and Rs 1.3 crore worth properties under his wife's name.

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