Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who is contesting from Titabar Assembly constituency for the third time, is a crorepati owning immovable property worth Rs 3.65 crore and movable assets over Rs 35 lakh. (Agencies)
According to his affidavit of March 15 filed with his nomination papers, Gogoi owns one 1817 sq ft flat at Vasant Kunj in New Delhi worth Rs 1.9 crore and a residential building on a plot of land at Ajanta Path of Beltola area in Guwahati whose current market value is Rs 1.05 crore.
74-year-old Tarun Gogoi, who had not inherited any property, had purchased 14,400 sq feet piece of non-agricultural land at Beltola whose approximate market value is Rs 70 lakh, according to his affidavit.
The Chief Minister with a total income of Rs 5, 92,580, as shown in his income tax return for 2009-10, has movable assets of Rs 35.25 lakh including among others, Rs 14.77 lakh in the State Bank of India Guwahati branch, Rs 3.91 lakh in the Indian Overseas Bank Daryaganj branch in New Delhi, Rs 11,920 in SBI Parliament Street branch in New Delhi.
He also has National Savings Certificates (NSC) of Rs 4.50 lakh, a demand draft of Rs three lakh and Rs 29,248 cash in hand. Gogoi's affidavit states he owns a Honda City ZX car purchased in 2006 for Rs 8,65,992.
The Chief Minister has a loan liability of Rs 19,14,917 and his interest outstanding with the state government is Rs 1,68,153. Gogoi’s affidavit states that he has no criminal record nor does he have any outstanding case in the court.
As mentioned in the affidavit, the Chief Minister's wife Dolly despite being a housewife as per her income tax return for 2009-10, has an income of Rs 13,909, owns two plots each measuring 5760 sq ft at Beltola with a market value of Rs 54 lakh.
She also has 890 grams jewellery with a market value of Rs 18,97,480, a Swift ZXI car purchased in 2005 for Rs 5,43,262.
The affidavit also stated that she has 2000 equity shares of DLF Ltd with market value of Rs 4.56 lakh, NSCs of Rs 1.50 lakh, two LIC policies of Rs one lakh each.
Dolly Gogoi has Rs 3,76,682 in the Indian Overseas Bank Daryaganj New Delhi branch and Rs 1,60,949 in the SBI Parliament Street branch with Rs 9,985 cash in hand. She has a loan liability of Rs one lakh, according to her husband's affidavit.
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who is contesting from Titabar Assembly constituency for the third time, is a crorepati owning immovable property worth Rs 3.65 crore and movable assets over Rs 35 lakh.