Gogoi owns property worth Rs. 4 cr.

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 totaling over Rs. 35 lakh.

According to his affidavit of March 15 filed with his nomination papers, Gogoi owns an 1817 sq ft flat at Vasant Kunj in New Delhi worth Rs. 1.9  crore and a residential building measuring 2610 sq ft (approx) on a plot of land at Ajanta Path of Beltola area  of Guwahati, whose current market value is Rs. 1.05 crore.

The 74-year-old Chief minister, 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. 592,580, 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.

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