Delhi Assembly / Delhi CM's moveable assets increased by ₹7.6L in 5 yrs, wife's by ₹41.79L

TimesNow News : Jan 22, 2020, 01:24 PM

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who filed his nomination for the forthcoming Delhi Assembly polls on Tuesday, declared that his movable assets have gone up by Rs 8 lakh since 2015. In 2015, Kejriwal had declared the value of his movable assets at Rs 2.26 lakh. The same has increased to Rs 9.95 lakh in 2020 — an increase of Rs 7,69,736. The immovable assets of Kejriwal and his wife have remained unchanged over the past five years.

In the affidavit filed with the Election Commission on Tuesday, Kejriwal declared that his self-acquired property, which valued Rs 92 lakh in 2015, now values Rs 1.77 crore. 

According to the declaration with the EC, Kejriwal's property in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, which was bought for Rs 3.5 lakh in 1998, now has a current approximate market value of Rs 1.4 crore. The same was worth Rs 55 lakh in 2015 when he contested elections for the first time. Value of the property he inherited in Haryana has remained unchanged at about Rs 37 lakh. 

In 2010, Kejriwal and his wife Sunita bought a property in Gurugram for Rs 61 lakh. The same was worth Rs 1 crore in 2015 and its market price has remained unchanged at Rs 1 crore - according to Kejriwal's declaration.

Sunita Kejriwal's movable assets increased from Rs 15.28 lakh in 2015 to Rs 57.07 lakh in 2020. While Kejriwal had no liabilities, his wife had loans worth Rs 41 lakh in 2015. The same is now 'nil'. She also owns 320 grams of gold, against 300 grams in 2015.

Interestingly, Kejriwal had 10 cases against him in 2015, whereas in 2020, he has 13 cases pending against him. On Tuesday, Kejriwal filed his nomination papers following a delay. He had failed to file nomination on Monday due to a delay because of a rally.