'Aam aadmi' Modi not richer than 'crorepati' Kejriwal

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday declared movable and immovable assets worth Rs 2.14 crore belonging to him and his wife, while BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has assets worth only Rs 1.5 crore. ( Read more here)

File photo of Arvind Kejriwal. AP

File photo of Arvind Kejriwal. AP

In his affidavit filed along with nomination papers for the Lok Sabha election from this constituency, the AAP supremo also mentioned about six cases that are pending against him in various courts.

The AAP leader in the affidavit said he has two flats - one at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad and another at Shivani in Haryana. The value of the flat at Indirapuram has been put at Rs 55 lakh while the flat at Shivani is worth Rs 37 lakh.

Kejriwal's wife Sunita has a 2,244 sq feet flat in Gurgaon worth Rs 1 crore.

Kejriwal is locked in fierce battle in this temple town against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who will file his nomination tomorrow.

The former Chief Minister declared movable assets at Rs 4,25,085 while his wife has a total of Rs 17,41,583, including 300 gm of gold worth Rs 9 lakh.

In the affidavit, he has mentioned cash Rs 15,000 in hand and while his wife has Rs 10,000 in cash.

The AAP leader, who had mentioned about an unpaid liability of Rs 23,550 as electricity bills while filing nomination for Delhi Assembly polls in November last year, has declared 'nil' liability in the affidavit filed today.

His wife has a total liability of Rs 41 lakh which includes Rs 30 lakh home loan from State Bank of India and Rs 11 lakh loan from relatives.

Kejriwal has declared a total income in 2012-13 at Rs 2,05,600 while his wife's income in that period was Rs 9,84,570.

Meanwhile, as per s Mod's affidavit filed along with the nomination papers,  he declared his movable assets at Rs 51,57,582 which include cash in banks and fixed deposits, cash in hand at Rs 29,700 and valuation of four rings at Rs 1.35 lakh. Modi doesn't own any vehicle and has not bought any jewellery in the last two years. He owns a residential house in Gandhinagar, worth around Rs 1 crore and does not own any other property or land besides this house, the declaration says.

With inputs from PTI

Updated Date: Apr 24, 2014 17:39 PM

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