BJP leader Maneka Gandhi has assets worth crores but does not own a vehicle

Written by PTI | Pilibhit | Updated: Mar 22 2014, 22:00pm hrs
Though senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and sitting MP from Aonla, Maneka Gandhi does not own a vehicle, she has movable and immovable properties whose value run into several crore rupees.

As per the affidavit filed along with the nomination papers for Pilibhit seat, Maneka has Rs 39,365 as cash in hand, and more than Rs 6.07 crore deposited in bank.

She has shares and bonds of over Rs 4.52 crore, besides insurance of about Rs 23.97 lakh and jewellery of approximately Rs 14.7 lakh.

She also owns a .32 bore rifle, but no agricultural land.

Among immovable properties, the BJP leader has commercial apartment worth Rs 6.95 crore and a residential building worth Rs 24.95 crore.

Maneka has paid income tax of Rs 2.19 lakh.