Lok Sabha elections: In assets, rich Punjab politicos beaten by wives, Harsimrat Kaur, Preneet Kaur in list

Thu Apr 10 2014, 12:46 hrs
Wealth of prominent Lok Sabha candidates in Punjab cutting across political affiliations may have grown manifold since last elections, but it is their spouses who enjoy maximum share in their combined fortunes. Leading the pack is SAD candidate Harsimrat Kaur, who is seeking re-election from the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat. (PTI)
Wealth of prominent Lok Sabha candidates in Punjab cutting across political affiliations may have grown manifold since last elections, but it is their spouses who enjoy maximum share in their combined fortunes. Leading the pack is SAD candidate Harsimrat Kaur, who is seeking re-election from the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat. (PTI)
In the affidavit filed along with her nomination, Harsimrat, wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, has declared that they have total assets of Rs 108.14 crore. Left with her own assets of just Rs 12.02 cr, 47-year-old Harsimrat's wealth is just 11 per cent of their total fortune. Sukhbir, whose assets grew by whopping 80 per cent since the Lok Sabha polls in 2009, stands at Rs 96.12 crore. (PTI)
In the affidavit filed along with her nomination, Harsimrat, wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, has declared that they have total assets of Rs 108.14 crore. Left with her own assets of just Rs 12.02 cr, 47-year-old Harsimrat's wealth is just 11 per cent of their total fortune. Sukhbir, whose assets grew by whopping 80 per cent since the Lok Sabha polls in 2009, stands at Rs 96.12 crore. (PTI)
Though the daughter-in-law of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal does not have any vehicle in her name, Sukhbir has two tractors valued at Rs 5.50 lakh. While Kaur does not have any immovable assets in her name, her husband possesses several properties including farm land, and commercial and residential buildings worth Rs 61.44 crore. (PTI)
Though the daughter-in-law of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal does not have any vehicle in her name, Sukhbir has two tractors valued at Rs 5.50 lakh. While Kaur does not have any immovable assets in her name, her husband possesses several properties including farm land, and commercial and residential buildings worth Rs 61.44 crore. (PTI)
Second in the list is Union minister and Congress nominee Preneet Kaur, who is seeking re-election from Patiala. She has declared her assets worth Rs 3.80 crore as against that of her husband and former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's Rs 82.53 crore. 69-year-old Preneet is pitted against her one-time associate Deepinder Dhillon of SAD and AAP candidate Dharamvir Gandhi. (PTI)
Second in the list is Union minister and Congress nominee Preneet Kaur, who is seeking re-election from Patiala. She has declared her assets worth Rs 3.80 crore as against that of her husband and former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's Rs 82.53 crore. 69-year-old Preneet is pitted against her one-time associate Deepinder Dhillon of SAD and AAP candidate Dharamvir Gandhi. (PTI)
Amarinder Singh, who is also contesting the polls on a Congress ticket from Chandigarh against BJP nominee Arun Jaitley, has declared his assets worth Rs 82.53 crore. (PTI)
Amarinder Singh, who is also contesting the polls on a Congress ticket from Chandigarh against BJP nominee Arun Jaitley, has declared his assets worth Rs 82.53 crore. (PTI)
Ambika Soni who has filed nomination papers from the Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat has declared her total assets including that of her spouse at Rs 117.99 crore. Out of declared assets, her husband Uday Chand Soni has majority share of Rs 79.98 crore. (PTI)
Ambika Soni who has filed nomination papers from the Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat has declared her total assets including that of her spouse at Rs 117.99 crore. Out of declared assets, her husband Uday Chand Soni has majority share of Rs 79.98 crore. (PTI)
Among other candidates who have declared assets more than Rs 100 crore in Punjab include BJP's Arun Jaitley (Rs 113.02 crore) and realtor-turned-SAD candidate from Fatehgarh Sahib constituency Kulwant Singh (Rs 117.95 crore). (Reuters)
Among other candidates who have declared assets more than Rs 100 crore in Punjab include BJP's Arun Jaitley (Rs 113.02 crore) and realtor-turned-SAD candidate from Fatehgarh Sahib constituency Kulwant Singh (Rs 117.95 crore). (Reuters)
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