New Delhi: Candidates from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) figure in the list of some of the richest in the fray for the Delhi Assembly polls, with its Mundka nominee Dharampal Lakra declaring assets of over Rs 292 crore, according to the affidavits filed before the poll officers.
Other candidates in the list are AAP’s incumbent MLA from RK Puram Pramila Tokas, who will again contest from the same seat, with declared assets of Rs 80 crore. AAP’s Hari Nagar candidate Rajkumari Dhillon’s declared assets are worth over Rs 51 crore while Dhanwati Chandela, the nominee from Rajouri Garden, also has declared assets of close to Rs 55 crore.
The movable assets of Lakra amount to over Rs 3.24 crore and his wife’s amount to over Rs 13.57 lakh. His immovable assets are worth Rs 243 crore and his wife’s Rs 45 crore, taking the total worth of the assets to Rs 292 crore.
Chandela has movable assets worth over Rs 1.76 crore, while her husband’s assets amount to Rs 2.04 crore. The candidate has declared immovable assets worth Rs 2.5 crore while her husband owns Rs 50.60 crore worth of immovable assets. The husband and wife have said they are ‘agriculturists’. She owns gold worth Rs 1.64 crore, as part of her movable assets, while her husband owns bullion worth Rs 74.60 lakh.
AAP’s Hari Nagar candidate Dhillon has declared movable assets worth over Rs 1.12 crore while her husband owns assets worth Rs 25.67 crore and gold worth over Rs 33 lakh together. Dhillon owns immovable assets worth Rs 4.8 crore while husband has Rs 16.48 crore.
Among the Congress candidates, Priyanka Singh, daughter of former Delhi Speaker Yoganand Shastri’s daughter, has assets, including her husband’s, worth Rs 70 crore. Singh is contesting against Tokas from RK Puram seat in central Delhi.
BJP’s Shahdara candidate has assets worth Rs 44.22 crore. This also includes movable and immovable assets of his wife.