Sanjay Meshack and Kuldeep Rai Sharma:
Two Crorepatis in the Fray
By Zubair Ahmed
The total value of movable and immovable assets of the Aam Aadmi Party candidate Sanjay Meshack is Rs. 5.74 crores, which makes him the richest candidate as per the affidavit filed for the nomination of Lok Sabha elections.
Sanjay has total movable assets of Rs 17.61 lakhs and his spouse has Rs 7.36 lakhs. He has immovable asset to the tune of Rs 5.50 crores. Sanjay Meshack's annual income is Rs 17.61 lakhs.
The total assets of Kuldeep Rai Sharma, the Congress candidate including his spouse's asset is worth Rs. 3.11 crores.
He has movable assets of Rs 37.33 lakhs and his spouse Rs 30.34 lakhs. The total value of immovable assets of Kuldeep is Rs 48.44 lakhs and his spouse Rs 1.95 crores. He has declared his income as Rs 4.14 lakhs.
He has declared himself poorer than his wife. Moreover, one of the notable point in the affidavit is that he doesn't have any deposit in A&N Coop Bank, of which he is the Vice Chairman.
Bishnu Pada Ray, the BJP candidate has declared an asset of Rs 56.58 Lakhs in his affidavit.
His movable assets are valued at Rs 35.31 lakhs and his spouse has total assets amounting Rs 3.27 lakhs. He has immovable assets worth Rs 8.50 lakhs and his spouse Rs 9.50 lakhs The income of Bishnu Pada Ray as declared in the affidavit is Rs 6.70 lakhs.
Both Kuldeep Rai Sharma and Bishnu Pada Ray have no liabilities as per the affidavits filed by them.
Whereas, spouse of Kuldeep Rai Sharma has liabilities of Rs 50.34 lakhs including the term loan from A&N Coop Bank worth Rs 20.70 lakhs taken for construction of Hotel Sunrise and Whistling Wood.
Bishnu's wife has liability of Rs 1.75 lakhs.
Sanjay Meshack has declared his liability of Rs 38.80 lakhs and his wife Rs 2.45 lakhs.