Out of three chief ministerial aspirants in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal ranks lowest with assets worth Rs 2.09 crore while Congress leader Ajay Maken tops the chart with Rs 12.34 crore followed by Rs 11.65 crore of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Kiran Bedi.
As per the affidavit Kejriwal filed along with nomination papers for the New Delhi constituency, he and his wife-owned assets have gone down by Rs five lakh compared to the total assets of Rs 2.14 crore he declared during last year's Lok Sabha election.
The former chief minister declared movable assets at Rs 2.26 lakh while his wife has a total of Rs 15.28 lakh including 300 gm of gold worth Rs 9 lakh and 24 gm silver worth Rs 24,000.
The total worth of Congress leader Maken and his wife's movable and immovable assets stands at Rs 12.34 crore, more than double from his declaration last year during the Lok Sabha polls.
Maken and his wife declared total assets worth around Rs 5.76 crore in his Lok Sabha elections affidavit last year. According to details provided by Maken in the latest
affidavit to the Election Commission, Maken has movable assets worth Rs 2.99 crore while his wife has a total of Rs 1.20 crore.
During the Lok Sabha elections, Maken had declared movable assets worth Rs 2.68 crore and Rs 88.22 lakh of his wife. The value of their immovable assets, which include a
residential property and land in Haryana and Delhi, have increased to Rs 8.14 crore as compared to Rs 2.21 crore last year.
Maken, the Congress' Campaign Committee chief is contesting from the Sadar Bazar assembly seat. The former Union Minister has one pending case against him similar as last year.
Kejriwal also mentioned that 10 cases are pending against him in different courts compared to seven cases mentioned by him in the last affidavit. The AAP leader in the affidavit said he has two flats -- one at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad and another at Sivani in
Haryana. The value of the flat at Indirapuram has been put at Rs 55 lakh while the flat at Sivani is worth Rs 37 lakh.
Kejriwal's wife Sunita has a 2,244 sq feet flat in Gurgaon worth Rs 1 crore. In the affidavit, he has mentioned that he has Rs 15,000 in hand and while his wife has Rs 10,000 in cash.
Kejriwal had declared a total income of Rs 2.07 lakh in 2013-14 while his wife's income in that period was Rs 11.83 lakh.
Bedi, who owns a Maruti 800 car, has agricultural land in two locations -- one in Pune and another in Gurgaon. The value of the land in Pune has been put at Rs 1.60 crore while the one in Gurgaon at Rs 25 lakh.
Bedi's husband owns an agricultural land in Amritsar worth Rs 28.50 lakh, according to the affidavit. In the affidavit, she has mentioned cash Rs 55,750 in hand and while her husband has Rs 15,500 in cash.
The affidavit also said she has a fixed deposit worth Rs 2.10 crore while she has Rs 25,43,852 in her four saving bank accounts.
She has declared a total income in 2013-14 at Rs 67,15,464 while her husband's income in that period was not shown as it was below taxable income.