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Cars India's ministers own

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

Image: Indian leaders apparently do not like fancy cars.
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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Cars India's ministers own

Image: Manmohan Singh owns Maruti 800.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Car: Maruti 800

Price of his car: Rs. 27,500

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Cars India's ministers own

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

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee

Car: Ford Ikon

Price of his car: Rs 106,250

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Cars India's ministers own

Image: Jairam Ramesh owns a Zen.

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh

Car: Maruti Zen

Price of his car: Rs 350,000

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Cars India's ministers own

Image: Sharad Pawar does not have a car.

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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Cars India's ministers own

Image: Kamal Nath has two cars.

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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Cars India's ministers own

Image: AK Antony has Wagon R.

Defence Minister A K Antony

Car: Maruti Wagon R

Price of his car: Rs 136,000

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Cars India's ministers own

Image: P Chidambaram has three cars.

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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Cars India's ministers own

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

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal

Cars: Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Sonata and Suzuki Jeep

Price of his cars: Rs 797,000

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Cars India's ministers own

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

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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Cars India's ministers own

Image: Salman Khursheed owns Mahindra Jeep and Innova.

Law Minister Salman Khursheed

Cars: Mahindra Jeep and Toyota Innova

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